Payroll Clerk

Vaco Staffing

Vaco Los Angeles is working with a client who is looking for a highly experienced Payroll Clerk near Culver City, Ca. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of experience processing payroll and will be responsible for collecting timekeeping information, incorporating a variety of deductions into a periodic payroll, and issuing pay and pay-related information to employees.

Payroll Clerk Responsibilities:

  • Verify weekly electronic timesheet entries and analyze for accuracy prior to payroll processing.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of weekly payroll.
  • Continuously update employee records to reflect changes in rate of pay, personal information, terminations, child support orders, payroll deductions etc.
  • Prepare and process weekly Federal and State payroll tax payments.
  • Prepare and process weekly 401K and HSA contributions.
  • Reconcile weekly payroll liability payments to the General Ledger.
  • Prepare Certified payroll reports for federal aid projects and forward to project owners weekly.
  • Prepare and process required monthly, quarterly, and year-end tax filings.
  • Prepare employee W-2 s at year end.
  • Investigate and correct payroll discrepancies and errors as needed.
  • Answer employee and/or manager questions and concerns regarding payroll.
  • Complete requested forms as needed such as employment verifications.
  • Prepare payroll reports of earnings, hours worked, taxes etc. as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 2+ years of payroll processing experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Provide good customer service
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Kronos experience a plus


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