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Payroll Specialist

Point Loma Nazarene University

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We are looking for an experienced, high-performing payroll professional. The ideal candidate is someone who is a team player, self-motivated, and detail-oriented. This is a great opportunity for someone with complex payroll in a higher education environment.


Time: Full time


  • Processes exempt and non-exempt payrolls to ensure accurate and timely payroll records and procedures
  • Presents at new hire orientations regarding payroll processes and PLNU’s HRIS Workday system
  • Tracks and processes new employee initial and renewal I-9 documents
  • Provides training and on-going support to employees and supervisors on time entry system procedures, policies and dates
  • Runs time not submitted reports and communicates with employees and supervisors on time not submitted or approved
  • Processes employment verifications
  • Develops advanced knowledge of Workday payroll system, staying current on updates impacting payroll functionality
  • Provides payroll reports and data to HR, Accounting and other internal and external constituents as requested
  • Audits payroll information for accuracy and reconciles payroll deposits, tax withholdings, wage garnishments, and all other deductions
  • Fiscal and calendar year end processing of payroll and coordinating with outside vendors for W2 distribution
  • Prepares required governmental forms and reports
  • Analyze selected payroll accounts and prepare necessary journal entries
  • Acts as liaison with third party vendors to ensure tax liability accounts are reconciled and processed within established deadlines.
  • Stays up to date on state and federal payroll regulations impacting compliance and service delivery
  • Assists Accounting office in performing compliances for unclaimed property payroll checks
  • Processes and manages one-time pay procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Three years of direct experience in electronic payroll processing in a medium to large organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and California payroll laws and regulations
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite including MS Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Understands the impact of payroll journal entries to the general ledger (debits and credits)
  • Working knowledge of basic Accounting procedures preferred
  • Prior experience processing payroll in Workday software system preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or related field preferred
  • Related experience in a university setting preferred
  • Positive, friendly attitude and the ability to communicate effectively and exercise maturity, good judgment, and tact in working with co-workers, other members of the campus community, and those outside the university
  • Understanding of and commitment to the spiritual mission of Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Job offer is contingent on clear background check

The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Ability to read documents, email and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Ability to stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 20 lbs throughout the day.

Benefits include health, dental, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, competitive retirement matching, vacation and sick time, and 15 paid holidays per year. In addition, we have many opportunities to engage with our community including staff chapel, monthly lunches and a robust wellness program.


Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

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Payroll Specialist - Remote (Full Time, 8 Hour, Day Shifts)

Goleta, CA, United States

Perform all functions related to processing payroll for Cottage Health.


Perform bi-weekly payroll cycle processing, including off-cycle on-demand checks.

Input income and deduction data for direct deposits, tax-sheltered annuities, loans, etc.

Process paperwork for wage garnishments, including mailings.

Prepare the reconciliation spreadsheet for all hospital payrolls.

Prepare check requests for the payable ledger for deduction liabilities, including garnishments and TSAs.

Research pay information, as required by government entities or CH

Maintain the filing of all payroll records.

Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll.



Minimum: Successful completion of at least one accounting-related college course

Preferred: Associate's Degree


Minimum: Basic MS Excel and intermediate arithmetic skills


Minimum: 6 months of experience with computerized payroll systems OR 6 months of experience with Oracle Cloud as an end-user in financial applications

Preferred: 2 years of payroll experience using Oracle Cloud

Cottage Health is a leading acute care hospital system, located on the central coast of California, widely known for our superior patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health system operates primarily in Santa Barbara, Ca, since 1888, and consists of three acute care hospitals, a Rehabilitation Hospital, multiple clinics and a multi-site Urgent Care system. Our mission is to serve the central coast communities with excellence, integrity, and compassion. Every day we touch thousands of lives in many different ways, resolute in our mission to put patients first. We take pride in helping our patients get back to living their lives - in the places they love.

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Cottage Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cottage Health applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to race, color, ethnicity,

religion, age, gender, transgender, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the relationship between Cottage Health and an applicant or employee. Cottage Health is committed to upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. We strive to cultivate an environment where exceptional people bring diverse perspectives and find belonging, support and connection to their work.

Any Cottage Health applicants who require assistance or reasonable accommodations during the application process may request the need for accommodation with the Recruiter.


ResMed Corp.

Job Description

Job Title: Payroll Specialist

Department: Finance/ Accounting

Reports To: Sr. Payroll Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


This position is responsible for performing a variety of payroll duties relating to the production of payroll checks. Responds to employee questions and assists Sr. Payroll Manager with the daily operations of the department and special projects as assigned.


Responsible for the preparation, processing and reconciliation of biweekly payroll for the US and Canada

Review and update payroll profiles for employees in ADP Workforce Now

Generate and distribute required internal payroll reports on a scheduled basis

Prepare information for internal/external audits

Principal point of contact for inquires and requests relating to payroll and provides assistance to employees for payroll related issues..

Prepare final paychecks for terminated employees in accordance with state law.

Create journal entries for accounting and research reconciliation variances.

Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws

Ensure a high level of customer service

Assist with completing wage garnishments.

Other special projects as requested


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential



Requires a high school education and a minimum of five years of related work experience in a payroll department or an Associates degree with accounting coursework. Must be detail-oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet constant deadlines. Possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Experience working with ADP Workforce Now’s payroll system is required, Canadian and Latin America payroll experience a plus. .


Experience working with an automated payroll system is preferred. Possess solid working knowledge of MS Office applications, especially with Excel. Requires ten-key by touch. Exposure to Oracle HCM is a plus, but not necessary.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as internal communications, government correspondence, and policies/ procedure manuals. Ability to compose business memos and correspondence. Must effectively convey payroll information clearly with employees of all levels of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Familiarity with algebraic equations is helpful. Ability to compute payroll data based upon interpreting verbal or written communication.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to identify sources of problems and arrive at a solution timely.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Occasionally lifts storage boxes up to 20 lbs.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quite.

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Job Title:  Payroll Practitioner II

Position: Full Time

Location: San Diego, CA

Please Submit your Resume to: at Alliant/Payroll Practitioner II - Req. # 8900/Click on Submit Resume


Job Title:  Payroll Practitioner I

Position: Full Time

Location: San Diego, CA


Please Submit your Resume to: at Alliant/Payroll Practitioner II - Req. # 9041/Click on Submit Resume



Responsible for preparing the company payroll and maintaining the company timekeeping system. Allocate expenses to the general ledger, verify employment, process involuntary deductions, and perform all duties related to the timekeeping system.



.Checks and audits timekeeping records for compliance;

.Posts changes in tax status, payroll deductions, and miscellaneous changes;

.Processes garnishments and tax levies;

.Processes requests for manual checks and process terminations;

.Processes and audit payrolls;

.Accurately maintains corresponding employee files;

.Responds to employee inquiries;

.Other duties as assigned.




High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience

2 – 4 years multi-state experience in payroll


Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong customer service skills

Good problem solving and time management skills

Good planning, organizational, and prioritization skills

Ability to work within a team and foster teamwork

Experience with general office equipment including 10-key by touch

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

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