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Payroll Lead - Contract to Hire - Hybrid

A well-known healthcare company is looking for a Payroll Lead to help ensure accurate computation and documentation of payroll and payroll benefits! This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced and highly motivated group of professionals to take your career to the next level. Apply today!

Who You Are:

  • 6+ years of full cycle payroll experience 
  • Multi-state processing, International payroll is a plus
  • Experience with HRIS platforms, Excel, and in the healthcare industry

What You'll Do:

  • Supervise disbursement of employee deductions, system implementations, and other payroll projects
  • Prepare 401(a) and 403(ab) reports and disburse funds to vendors
  • Create payroll tax returns, compile deposit reports, and liaise on behalf of foreign nationals

If interested, send an email to:

Vanessa Nguyen

Finance and Accounting Recruiter

C: (714) 719-9606


Payroll Specialist - Contract to Hire - Hybrid - San Diego, CA

One of the most innovative and influential bioscience research centers is looking for a Payroll Specialist to add to their team! This person would report to the Payroll Manager and would assist with payroll, analyze records, investigate discrepancies, and more. Don't miss out on this opportunity and apply today!

Who You Are:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of payroll experience
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel

What You'll Do:

  • Audit payroll summaries, salary, and wage reports
  • Coordinate paid sick leave
  • Review records and other payroll documents for accuracy and resolve questions and discrepancies in paychecks
  • Assist with tax reports and year end filing

If interested, send an email to:

Vanessa Nguyen

Finance and Accounting Recruiter

C: (714) 719-9606


San Diego Community College District Application for Employment

District Office Accounting Specialist

Posting Details

Closing Date:


Open Until Filled


Classification Title

District Office Accounting Specialist

Working Title

Payroll Accounting (Remote Options Available)

Recruitment Limits



Pay Information

Range 27 ($4,444.39 – $7,094.25) per month based on the current Classified salary schedule. New employees will begin on Step A ($4,444.39), Step B ($4,666.61) with 18 months of verified, paid, full-time equivalent related job experience or up to Step C ($4,899.94) with 36 months of verified, paid, full-time equivalent related job experience. For purposes of salary placement, 7.5 semester units (or equivalent quarter units) of directly related coursework from a regularly accredited institution will be equivalent to one (1) year of job experience. Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the CBA. This position is FLSA Non-exempt (may accrue overtime). Excellent Benefits are provided to all Contract employees with assignments greater than, or equal to, 50% (0.50 FTE) and all eligible dependents. A temporary probationary period will apply to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements/handbooks, salary schedules and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

Position Equivalent FTE:

1.0 FTE

No. Months:

12 Months

Position Number:


FLSA Status

Non-Exempt (accrues overtime)

Position Type


Bargaining Unit

AFT/Classified Professional




Human Resources

The Position

Applications are currently being accepted for District Office Accounting Specialist in the Payroll Office, located at the Mission Valley District Office. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm with some flexibility for remote work. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department’s needs.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

Classification Description

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Desired Qualifications

- Experience in higher education setting with CalPERS/CalSTRS retirement systems.
- Knowledge of multi-state taxation/reporting
- W-2 and W-2C processing experience
- Strong Excel skills with the ability to use advanced features such as macros

Foreign Degree:

Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC.(ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and classified professionals.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

1.       Complete online application;

2.       Cover letter;

3.       Resume; AND,

4.       Two Professional References listed within the job application.

5.       Unofficial Transcripts (Optional).

6.       Foreign Degree Evaluation (Required if applicable).

Position is open until filled. Applications received by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the screening committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Tentative Timeline (Subject to Change):

Committee Screening: week of July 25

First Round Interviews: week of August 8

Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

Please be prepared to present a valid COVID-19 Vaccination Card or negative COVID-19 test (dated within 72 hours of your interview appointment). Masks are required for in-person interviews.

·         Application materials sent via mail, fax, or email will not be accepted.

·         Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via email.

·         All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Conditions of Employment:


Submit “official” college transcripts as stated on application (even if a degree is not a requirement for this position);

Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the District’s expense;

Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);

Provide a valid COVID-19 Vaccination card or Vaccination Exemption;

Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);

Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by the I9 Employment Eligibility Verification formAND

Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.

If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information.

Additional Information:

SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time classified employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) upon appointment.

Posting Number


Link to apply


If interested, contact:

Bruce Akins

Director, Employee Benefits & Wellness

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