Payroll Coordinator (JR 974)

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Posted: 09-08-2018
JOB ID: 974
Full Time
Wage: $19.24/hr


Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the Payroll Coordinator will provide support for the HR Department, primarily in the areas of Payroll and Time and Attendance. Employees in this classification will be assigned tasks of limited difficulty and will deal with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels. Close supervision is received from a professional supervisor for accuracy of content and conformance with departmental and organization policies and procedures.
Essential Functions:
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Reviews employee time cards and corrects errors for employees and supervisors.
  • Reviews payroll documentation for accuracy and makes any needed adjustments.
  • Reviews payroll records to ensure they comply with PATH’s policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Applies meal penalty payments, as appropriate
  • Reviews new hire payroll files and checks HRIS system for accuracy.
  • Sorts and distributes payroll checks to remote and L.A. offices
  • Provides timely responses and exceptional customer service to both current and former employees.
  • Assist with grant audits, as needed.
  • Assist with departmental projects, as needed.
  • Perform related duties, as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's Degree or equivalent and 2-4 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience beyond a high school diploma.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Some knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of human resources and payroll administration.
  • Understanding of California payroll law including overtime, double time and meal & rest breaks.
  • 1-2 years experience with computerized payroll processing for 300+ employees.
  • Able to adhere to tight deadlines.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Ability to effectively handle several assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to express oneself effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use critical thinking skills and exercise sound judgment in analyzing facts and arriving at conclusions.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain complex records in an organized manner and prepare reports from such records.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public, and representatives of other agencies, often under complex and stressful situations.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment
The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using alcohol and drugs, and who may not be attentive to basic personal hygiene, health and safety practices. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and lack of personal hygiene. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate in an office setting. Sometimes work may become stressful when working under pressure.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, talk, hear, reach above and below shoulders; use hand and finger dexterity, keyboarding and making and receiving telephone calls. The employee may be required on occasion to lift and or carry up to 20 lbs.
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

How to apply Please visit the Path Career Site to apply online. Search for Job #974 to submit your application. A resume is required
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