Randstad Senior Payroll Specialist in Burlingame, California

Senior Payroll Specialist

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  • location:Burlingame, CA

  • date posted:Thursday, September 14, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:407279

  • questions:650-343-5111.

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Senior Payroll Specialist

Technology Company

Redwood City, CA

Contract 4 months

Pay: $40-$50/hr

Job Description:

The Sr. Payroll Specialist role will play an integral part in meeting the Payroll team's goals and objectives. This individual will perform all activities necessary to complete the processing of multi-state bi-weekly payroll, including calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing terminations, inspecting/auditing payroll registers and reports for accuracy and completeness.


  • Process the Automatic Data Processing (ADP) bi-weekly payroll for the North American region using the Pay Force platform.

  • Process new hires, terminations, status changes, tax changes, deductions, direct deposits, time sheet data, pay rate changes, garnishments

  • Process commission and bonus payments, retroactive adjustments, special pay, and sick leave.

  • Generate manual checks and distribute ADP prepared checks.

  • Resolve questions/problems regarding employee paychecks, direct deposit.

  • Researches and reissues stale checks.

  • Performs audits of payroll detail for accuracy to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and internal policy and procedures

  • Oversees the maintenance of associate payroll data including regulatory reporting, responding to governmental agency inquiries (i.e., court-ordered levies and garnishments, formal audits, IRS and DOL investigations)

  • Works to ensure payroll related compliance including but not limited to state mandated certified payroll processing, bonus and incentive check administration, W2 and W2C administration, on-demand payments as required by law, and taxation

  • Consistently looks for automation opportunities to maximize operational efficiency

  • Preparation of monthly payroll bureau submissions and review of bureau-prepared payrolls for completeness and accuracy

  • Organize, secure and maintain all files, records in accordance with policies and procedures archive and retains employee payroll records and files as required by law.

  • Provides information to employees and third parties upon request concerning payroll, deductions, vacation, and employment verification.

  • Maintain E-Time (ADP Time & Attendance System), updating schedules, reviewing and monitoring accruals.

  • Responsible for assisting employees and/ or manager with any questions related to E-Time.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals


  • Minimum 5 years of multi-state payroll experience

  • Experience with ADP PayForce payroll application

  • Experience with ADP Enterprise E-Time or Kronos time & labor applications

  • Strong understanding of both state and federal payroll regulations