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We are seeking a strong Payroll Manager for an upscale luxury resort located here in San Diego! This position will be reporting onsite, so only local candidates please apply.

The Payroll Manager will play a very hands-on role; you will be overseeing all aspects of payroll and heavily managing the compliance aspect. Our ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree, is a numbers-based person, and high attention to detail.

Be sure to apply today so you do not miss out on this awesome opportunity!


  • To provide a detailed audit and review of current payroll, benefits and tax procedures and to recommend and implement “best practices” as needed.
  • To assist with payroll processing and to work directly with the payroll staff to assign and manage workflow, create efficiency and automation where possible, and establish good internal controls to minimize errors.
  • To ensure that all payroll staff members are cross trained to independently process an entire payroll and to assign such payroll processing responsibilities no less than quarterly.
  • To be responsible for the overall accountability for data integrity, including quality, accuracy, reporting and timeliness and usability
  • To perform other tasks, including cross-training, as directed.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3 + years of prior Management experience
  • 5 years of payroll experience managing payroll processing, with a large population of hourly employees, for multiple sites and be knowledgeable with State and Federal wage & hour laws. 
  • Must be knowledgeable of accounting principles and practices. 
  • Hospitality experience preferred.

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The following San Diego County Office of Education classified employment opportunity has been posted to establish an eligibility list to fill any current and future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months:

Position:  Account Clerk II (PAF 3734)

Exam Type: Open

Departments: Retirement Reporting, Business Services

Location: 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA, 92111

Salary Range: Classified Support Salary Schedule Grade 42: $45,971 - $58,673 annually, 12 months

Application Deadline: 1:00 PM on Friday, January 21, 2022

Link to posting:

Lateral Transfer Opportunity:

SDCOE employees who qualify for a lateral transfer to the above posting should complete an on-line lateral transfer form:

Please make sure to include class title of the position for which you would like to be considered. You will be contacted by HR staff to confirm whether your transfer request has been approved. The deadline to submit the lateral transfer request is the same as the posting close date above. Thank you!

For a complete listing of all current job opportunities and application information, please go to:


Payroll Contractor

Job LocationsUSA-CA-San Diego

Job ID 2021-4794 Department Accounting Position Type Employee - Temp Company Axos Bank


Born digital, Axos Bank has reinvented the banking model and grown to over $14 billion in assets since our founding in 2000. With a broad and ever-growing range of financial products, Axos Bank is rated among the top 5 digital banks in the country! Axos Financial is our holding company and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "AX (NYSE: AX).   

We bring together human insight and digital expertise to anticipate the needs of our customers. Our team members are innovative, technologically sophisticated, and motivated to achieve.   

Learn more about working here! 

The Role

  • Support projects related ADP systems, payroll, general ledger, and acquisition including but not limited to: the setup of 200 employees with payroll and benefits including onboarding, processing of payroll and related benefits (401k, HSA, medical, etc) and commission
  • Look into comp analysis and ADP download capability as well as compensation analysis
  • Create, implement and document process and procedures for setting up new states tax and labor codes
  • Create templates for all business units and related monthly analysis
  • Support commission process for new programs
  • Create training materials related to payroll and accounting items for new employees

Are You A Fit?

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related
  • 5+ years' in payroll

Apply directly for consideration as we are not using any outside agencies for any of our openings

Pre-Employment Drug Test:

All offers are contingent upon the candidate successfully passing a credit check, criminal background check, and pre-employment drug screening, which includes screening for marijuana.  Axos Bank is a federally regulated banking institution.  At the federal level, marijuana is an illegal schedule 1 drug; therefore, we will not employ any person who tests positive for marijuana, regardless of state legalization.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Axos Bank is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Job Functions and Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.

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


Payroll Manager

San Diego Padres

DEPARTMENT:          People & Culture

REPORTS TO:          SVP, People & Culture

SUPERVISES:          Payroll Specialist

STATUS:          Full-Time, Exempt


The Manager, Payroll is primarily responsible for completing and/or reviewing all phases of payroll and various functions associated with it.  The position will oversee and actively participate in designing and implementing effective processes and establishing effective internal controls.  Must also have extensive knowledge of labor compliance and tax rules. This position reports to the People & Culture (HR) department but works very closely with Finance and Accounting as well.


  • Manages the processing of bi-weekly payroll of administrative staff, players, and international employees and the semimonthly payrolls for game day union employees
  • Maintains all tax records and verifies all federal and multiple state tax returns are accurately prepared and timely filed by ADP
  • Ensures that payroll records are updated and in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws
  • Tracks (until resolution) all payroll tax notices received and assist ADP with resolution
  • Prepares state and city tax returns not filed by ADP, reviews return filed by ADP
  • Timely completes all player deductions and corresponding reports
  • Serves as System Administrator for ADP & ABIMM Timekeeping system
  • Prepares, reviews and inputs payroll journal entries into Microsoft GP Accounting Software. Reconciles all general ledger accounts relating to payroll for the accounting department and corrects discrepancies as they arise.  Assists with year-end financial audit of all payroll accounts
  • Maintains payable information for W2's including per diem, imputed life insurance, cafeteria plans, and benefit plans
  • Assures that information is timely and accurately transmitted to Fidelity and Vanguard for 401(k) contributions on an individual payroll basis
  • Leads the 401k for the Major League players and designated coaches
  • Prepares all schedules required for 401k administrator plan testing
  • Manages annual 401k audit, including preparation of all schedules needed by auditors
  • Works with outside auditors to timely complete annual Workers’ Compensation audit
  • Be a resource to employees, players, and players’ agents and answer questions/inquiries regarding payroll and tax deductions
  • Assists other members of the P&C team as necessary with annual pension input for all eligible employees
  • Assists management in improving and enforcing processes and procedures to provide the most efficient and accurate payroll service possible
  • Manages the payroll department’s operating budget in a cost-effective manner
  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned by SVP, People & Culture, or the Head of Finance

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • AA degree or 4-year B.A. preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of previous payroll experience in multi-state environment; and 2 years accounting training or experience necessary
  • Management experience required
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Strong working knowledge of HRIS, particularly ADP Workforce Now required
  • Experience with 401(k) administration, knowledge of complex rules
  • Strong personnel management collaboration, communication, time management and organizational skills.  Proven ability to multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Possess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and accountability
  • Strong ability to work well with others in a collaborative, respectful manner
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays, and extended hours as needed
  • Consistent, punctual, and regular attendance
  • Professional image and demeanor
  • Fluently bilingual in English/Spanish a plus
  • As a condition of employment, the job candidate(s) must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment background check and drug screening and must present proof of vaccination for COVID-19

The San Diego Padres are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please encourage your members to reflect me on their application as referring them. That should assist with bringing their application to the hiring manager’s attention.  If they prefer, they can provide their cover letter and resume to me to provide directly to the hiring manager as well.


Director - Payroll | Kansas City Royals 

1985 & 2015 World Series Champions 

Kauffman Stadium | One Royal Way | Kansas City, MO 64129 

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MEI Pharma

Position: Manager, Payroll Date: August 2021

Department: Finance & Accounting FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to (Title): VP, Finance

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join us as the Payroll Manager. The Payroll

Manager is responsible for semi-monthly payroll processing for a growing, multi-state organization

including, but not limited to, new hires, terminations, bonuses, leaves of absence (LOA), direct deposits,

wage garnishments, vacation accruals, tax changes, healthcare premium deductions, and 401(k)

deductions, as well as administration of the stock option database. Manages third party payroll related

vendors, ensures compliance in all areas of payroll and works directly with employees to resolve

outstanding payroll inquiries.

Role and Responsibilities (included, but not limited to):

  • Manages all aspects of the semi-monthly payroll processing in multiple states for 80+ employees

using Coastal (“iSolved”) payroll system ensuring accuracy, compliance and outstanding service

goals are consistently met.

  • Acts as first point of contact for employees regarding to payroll related matters.
  • Proactively identifies and resolves payroll discrepancies and determines most appropriate method of communication to employees.
  • Ensures that payroll operations are conducted in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls.
  • Position is an individual contributor and does not have people management responsibilities.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality at all times related to compensation information.
  • Manages 3rd party payroll-related vendor relationships.
  • Prepares and maintains payroll records and reports, including standard and ad hoc reports to

ensure data integrity, accuracy and timeliness as required by Finance, HR, and Equity Stock


  • Prepares journal entries, performs month-end analysis and reconciliation of General Ledger


  • Reviews and reconciles quarterly and annual, federal and state, payroll tax returns.
  • Reviews and distributes annual W-2s.
  • Prepares semi-monthly 401(k) transmittals for employee deferrals.
  • Provides documentation for payroll, 401k, and benefit audits; assists in preparing annual 401k 5500

non-discrimination testing.

  • Administers stock option database (“Shareworks”).
  • Assists in implementing, writing, and maintaining standard operating procedures for Payroll.
  • Maintains payroll records in accordance with company and regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.


Education: BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent experience.


  • 5-8 years relevant experience in Accounting and Payroll
  • Payroll subject matter expertise to advise the company, including knowledge of best practices

regarding taxable fringe benefits, auto allowances, 401k administration, etc.

  • Knowledge and skills in Payroll software programs; Coastal (“iSolved”) experience a plus.
  • Strong understanding of Federal and multi-state wage and hour regulations and payroll tax filing


  • Recent hands-on experience with general ledger accounts, including month-end closing processes.

Netsuite experience a plus.

  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance experience.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Highly detailed oriented, self-disciplined, and ability to work independently with limited direction

to resolve discrepancies and issues.

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills to ensure understanding of specific payroll matters.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to resolve confidential and often sensitive issues related to

compensation with employees.

  • Strong and positive work ethic for a growing team environment

Employment type

Full time

ADA Notations:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, handling, feeling with hands, reaching with arms
  • Regular communication (hearing/speaking)
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs
  • Routine office duties including computer keyboard use
  • Vision requirements include close vision and ability to focus
  • Noise conditions range from quiet to moderate

 interested contact Darryn Lewis at or call me at 916.670.0376

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