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Robert Half International Payroll Accountant in Oakland, California


Kevin Eckhardt is looking for a Senior Payroll Accountant for a Professional Service company in Oakland.? This role processes payroll for approx. 400 employees and is 100% remote until SIP is lifted, and then can work from home 2-3 days/week after SIP is lifted. In this role, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of payroll administration, analyzing and developing efficient processes, and assisting with accounting and labor compliance issues.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Process and close semi-monthly payroll

  • Review timecards for each location

  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Review/verify payroll data, calculate overtime & other pay premiums

  • Manage payroll tax filings

  • Prepare payroll journals for each pay period and provide monthly financial analysis as needed

  • Enter garnishments and payroll deductions

  • Maintain professional communication with coworkers and respond to internal correspondence in a timely and professional manner.

  • Produce periodic payroll reports as needed for benefit calculations and reconciliations

  • Remain informed of Union prevailing wage/labor/ERISA regulations


  • 3+ years payroll experience for a firm with 400+ emps (70% of emps paid hourly)

  • Union payroll and multi-state payroll


• 3+ years payroll experience for a firm with 400+ emps (70% of emps paid hourly)

• Union payroll and multi-state preferred


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