Payroll Analyst


Irvine, California

a month ago

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Payroll Analyst
Irvine, California

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title:- Payroll Analyst
Location:- Irvine, CA, 92606
Duration:- 6 Months

Ensure the most efficient means are employed to produce an accurate timely payroll, as well as providing up to date guidance on potential impact to management and employees.

Key Responsibilities:
• Independently seek, develop, and propose improvements to efficiently process high-volume bi-weekly payroll cycle including overseeing system upgrades, releases, patches, enhancements, and new versions in either areas:
• Developing spreadsheets for independent determination of payroll requirements, (e.g., LOAs, retroactive termination payments, anticipated severance payments, and garnishments) that cannot be handled by the system; this includes ongoing reviews of compensation payments prior to system entry.
• Time Management System (TMS): Identifying business solution improvements; establish vendor requirements to ensure the delivery of solutions
• Lead portions of projects including developing and delivering training, communication, and ensuring adoption by users
• Develop and analyze queries and ad hoc reports to meet data request specifications from internal and external sources, as well as determining most efficient and effective software for report production
• Determine need for and provide guidance to employees to ensure their understanding of a variety of payroll implications, e.g., multi-state taxation, relocation, LOA
• Represent Clients to third-party vendors to ensure services provided meet company standards
• Other duties as assigned by leadership

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in human resources, Accounting, Computer Systems, or related field, 4 years’ experience in Payroll analysis required

Additional Skills:
• Proven expertise in MS Office Suite and payroll related systems
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
• Proven success adhering to and leading project schedules and managing moderate sections of projects
• Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships
• Advanced knowledge and understanding of payroll analysis
• Advanced understanding of payroll principles, practice and standards
• Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills
• Good leadership skills
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across the organization to influence change
• Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
• Ability to assess risks, analyze situations and determine next course of action
• Strict attention to detail
• Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
• Ability to manage confidential information with discretion
• Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and representing the organization on specific projects
• Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships

CPRA: The Company is committed to complying with the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) effective January 1, 2023; and all data privacy laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. A Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information can be located on our website. Applicants with disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting  

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $38.00/hr.