Payroll Specialist

Oakland Athletics

Full Time
Oakland Athletics
Oakland, CA

Job Details

Payroll Specialist

Department: Finance   

Reports to: Payroll Manager

Job Classification:  Non-Exempt

City/State: Oakland, CA       
                    

Description:

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Full-Time Payroll Specialist. This position will report directly to the Payroll Manager. The Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing payroll for hourly employees and assisting with payroll for salaried employees.

Responsibilities:

• Process bi-weekly payroll for hourly employees and ensure timely payroll submissions.
• Assist with semi-monthly payroll for salaried employees.
• Enter all payroll related updates for employees in ADP, including wage and tax adjustments, garnishments, etc.
• Prepare and maintain account reconciliations for payroll related G/L accounts.
• Assist the Senior Accountant on payroll G/L coding and questions.
• Facilitate inquires and requests by staff  regarding payroll in a timely manner.
• Review employee commission reports for accuracy and import into ADP for timely payment.
• Prepare payroll reports for review by management on a bi-weekly basis as well as ad hoc payroll reporting.
• Review ADP invoices and work with ADP to resolve discrepancies.
• Coordinate with HR to ensure timekeeping is accurate and complete.
• Participate in all Company audits, including but not limited to year-end financial audit, MLB revenue sharing audit, 401k audit, pension audit, and worker’s comp audit.
• Special projects as assigned by Payroll Manager or Senior Director of Finance.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree, accounting emphasis preferred
• 3+ years of payroll experience required, including processing payroll for 100+ employees
• Experience with 3rd party payroll software, automated time-keeping systems, and Microsoft Excel required
• Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus
• Knowledge of payroll tax practices and laws
• Understanding of accounting principles and ability to reconcile G/L accounts
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to handle confidential matters and information
• Highly motivated, with strong work ethic
• Ability to perform at the highest level in a deadline driven environment and unwavering attention to detail
• Effective time management skills


The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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