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Payroll Administrator JPL TSAS
Reference #:21-3202
Open Date:7/21/2021
Location:Pasadena, CA
US Citizenship Required:No
Job Description:
SSAI, headquartered in Lanham, MD, is seeking a Payroll Administrator t o support payroll processing in Pasadena, CA. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Monitoring time sheets for accuracy and approval in Deltek Time & Expense
  • Ensuring all time sheets are approved and processed in a timely manner to meet payroll deadline
  • Preparing payroll using ADP Workforce Now
  • Reviewing payroll prior to processing to ensure accuracy of employee payroll set-up (deductions, contributions, taxes, withholding, SUTA, etc.)
  • Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data into electronic timekeeping and accounting system
  • Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, etc.
  • Preparing reports by compiling, for example, summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages
  • Resolving payroll discrepancies through independent research or by working with employees, Human Resources, and managers
  • Responding to tickets sent to the payroll help e-mail queue
  • Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes
  • Maintaining employee confidence and protecting payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Other accounting department duties may be assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree and related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of accounting, spreadsheet and word processing software, as well as automated payroll systems
  • Requires the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, discounts, interest, etc.
  • Other required skills include: Analyzing Information, Data Entry Skills, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Thoroughness, General Math Skills, Reporting Skills, Verbal and Written Communication, Organizational skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Deltek Costpoint and Deltek Time & Expense preferred
  • Experience processing payroll using ADP Workforce Now and other general accounting duties.