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Modesto, CA

Salary: 18-24
Date Posted: January 24, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 268123

Job Description

Payroll Administrator

Job Description –Payroll Administrator  

PrideStaff Financial, a recruiting firm specializing in general accounting and financial positions, is seeking an experienced and driven Payroll Administrator for a client in Modesto, CA. This client really makes a difference in families lives by providing specific medical assistance. The successful Payroll Administrator will ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, participate in daily data entry Payroll processing.

Job Responsibilities –Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator should be a detail oriented, organized and have payroll processing and bank reconciliation experience. 

Additional responsibilities for Payroll Administrator include:

  • Perform daily payroll department operations
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
  • Assist with new hire setup
  • complete workers comp reports, run union reports, month end payroll reports, and quarterly payroll reports
  • process W-2’s
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Handle 401k Administration
  • other duties as assigned

Job Requirements – Payroll Administrator

The ideal Payroll Administrator candidate will have professional communication skills for client and personnel contact related to payroll duties.

Additional requirements for Payroll Administrator include:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a payroll position
  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable 
  • Construction payroll experience highly preferred

Compensation – Payroll Administrator


Payroll Administrators typically receive hourly pay based on experience and skillset in the range of $18-24/hr