Sr. Payroll Analyst (Full Cycle Payroll/Multi-State)



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Salary Range

USD45 - USD55 per hour

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Branch Information

Los Angeles, CA - Metro - (USA) 15821 Ventura Blvd Suite 148 CA Encino , CA 91436 Phone : 818-784-8276



Job Description

Manpower is hiring for a Sr. Payroll Analyst. If you have a minimum of 5 years' experience in full cycle payroll for domestic and, multi-state operations, as well as assisting in month/quarter-end close activities, please read on.

What's in it for you:

* Fully Remote (Company is based in Cypress, CA)

* Pay Rate: $55/hr.

* Temp to hire


* Prepare bi-weekly, multi-state payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees and monthly international payrolls, for all compensation, including salaries, bonuses, and commissions.

* Work with HR to ensure new hires, state-to-state movements, terminations, status changes, LOA's, tax changes, deductions, direct deposits, rate changes, retroactive adjustments and special pays are properly recorded in the payroll system and documented.

* Process all deductions, including garnishments, flexible spending plans, retirement plans, and benefits contributions, as well as election changes for 401(k) participation.

* Provide prompt, courteous, and efficient customer service to employees who have questions regarding their pay, deductions, or the payroll process.

* Assist with accounting entries for all payroll cycles as well as monthly accrual entries including wages, commissions, bonuses, vacation and travel.

* Ensure that earnings from equity grants is appropriately reflected in W-2 treatment.

* Assist with quarter-end close activities, including preparation of any auditor-requested schedules and other support.

* Generate payroll related reports, such as biweekly expense, PTO, Department of Labor Statistics reports, etc.; develop ad hoc reports as needed.

* Work with third-party payroll processor to produce all year-end reporting and returns (e.g. W2-W2C).

* Communicate with team members, managers, business partners, vendors, and field staff to research and resolve issues

* Comply with all company policies and departmental procedures, ensuring honest and ethical conduct at all times.

* Ensure compliance with the Company's internal controls and documentation requirements (SOX). Design and implement improvements to processes and controls, while maintaining appropriate segregation of duties between HR and Finance as well as within Finance to address business changes, increase efficiency and reduce costs.

* Work with IT and HR to ensure integrity of data and system setup.

* Other ad-hoc special projects

Education & Experience

* Bachelor's Degree

* Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation and American Payroll Association (APA) membership a plus.

* 5+ years' payroll and accounting experience in a multi-state payroll department with high volume operations.

* Experience working in a public company with quarterly auditor reviews, equity grants (options, RSUs and ESPP), and SOX preferred

Skills & Qualifications

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; excellent customer service and problem-solving skills

* Strong working knowledge of UKG preferred

* Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel. Must be proficient in other standard workplace applications, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook