Payroll Clerk

Meruelo Group

Payroll ClerkMeruelo Enterprises located in the city of Downey, CA is looking for a Payroll Clerk to support the timely processing of company payroll and comply with all governmental and union regulations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:* Enters both electronic and manual timesheets and equipment information into the Company’s payroll system.
* Reviews timesheet information for inconsistent or conflicting information. Follow up with business units for timely resolution.

* Reconciles and balances payroll entries, corrections and transfers of labor and equipment.
* Ensures all required paperwork is received in a timely manner.
* Prepares manual checks as needed.
* Prepares and files various reports such as monthly union reports, weekly 401k reports, labor reports, etc.

* Respond to employee issues related to payroll matters.
* Supports the certified payroll process.
* Other necessary and required duties as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:* A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

* Must have a minimum of (1) year experience processing supporting payroll* General knowledge of the various disciplines and procedures utilized by the Construction industry is preferred. SKILLS, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:* Ability to stay focused and work without close supervision.
* Works well in a team environment as well as independently.
* Ability to accurately enter data and perform mathematical calculations.

* Able to adjust priorities on short notice, manage interruptions and work well under pressure.
* Ability to timely meet deadlines; coordinate workloads with Supervisor.
* Effective communication, organizational and problem-solving skills.
* Complies with and maintains company confidentiality practices and policies.

* Interacts professionally with all company employees and outside persons, such as customers, vendors and professional service providers.
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and knowledge of spreadsheet applications.
* Spectrum software experience preferred, but not required.
* Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination are necessary.

* Mental alertness is necessary to ensure accurate and thorough completion of work activities.
* Ability to interpret and disseminate complex information appropriate and effectively.
* Ability to sit for prolonged periods and efficiently operate computer, calculator, copier, fax and other business office equipment.
* Comply with accounting and all other company policies, procedures, as well as all relevant federal, state and local reporting requirements.

* Working conditions consist of temperature-controlled office; noise level in work environment is usually low. Meruelo Enterprises offers a competitive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by employees assigned to this position. This description assists in ADA compliance, and is not intended for any other purpose such as compensation.

All employees must comply with company policies and applicable laws. Management retains the right to assign additional duties periodically and the discretion to add or change the duties of this position any time.


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