Payroll Associate

Location: Monterey, CA

The primary duties for this position are to prepare employee payroll and personnel records in accordance with Company policies, State and Federal tax laws and regulation. This assignment requires a high level of discretion with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet time critical deadlines. The position requires the administration of payroll and benefits through an online-automated payroll and timecard systems. The position is also responsible for financial reporting, benefit accruals, and benefit processing. This position will also provide back up, support to the Human Resources Department, and respond to inquiries regarding payroll procedures, payroll policy, and employee benefit issues.

This is a critical assignment within our payroll function. It demands accuracy, respect for deadlines, and keen attention for detail. The ideal person will possess excellent organizational skills, a customer service orientation, along with a high degree of tact, diplomacy, and discretion to manage work of a critical and confidential nature. You must also have excellent PC skills with above average experience utilizing Excel and Word. Strong communications and grammatical skills are essential along with demonstrated ability to create and edit reports and correspondence.

An Associate’s degree or the equivalent in experience that includes a minimum of 2 years of practical experience in a Payroll/Human Resources Department utilizing an automated payroll processing system, (PAYCHEX, ADP, Ceridian, etc.) Duties will also include some accounting and financial reporting.