January 26, 2024

O2 Employment Services is hiring internally for a high-level Payroll Specialist with prevailing wage experience. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with major medical, urgent medical care, dental, vision, and 401k benefits. In addition, we offer a generous vacation accrual plan and sick leave pay.

Compensation of the Payroll Specialist
  • $25.00 – $35.00/hourly, depending on experience 
  • Vision, dental, medical, 401K
  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional overtime, when necessary
Qualifications of the Payroll Specialist
  • Experience running payroll and familiarity with California and Federal tax laws.
  • Experience preparing certified payroll and prevailing wage is preferred.
  • Will consider candidates with accounting experience. 
  • Proficient with Word and Excel.
  • Ability to communicate, follow directions, and take detailed notes.
  • Must be self-motivated and have great customer service and people skills.
  • Must be a team player willing to work in a fast-paced environment. 
Responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist
  • Processing payroll: calculate timecards, input, or import hours into software program, proof and print checks and invoice, notify client, and package payroll.
  • Research prevailing wage rates and maintain accurate prevailing wage rate spreadsheets. 
  • Prepare certified prevailing wage reports for clients, including CAC2 forms.
  • Updates employee payroll records in software; including tax form, direct deposit authorization, address change, etc.
  • Answer clients and employees’ payroll questions. 
  • Research and implement industry specific laws and regulations.
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 
O2 Employment Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs to perform the essential functions of the position. This job appears on the O2 Staffing job board and Simpson University job board. 
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