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Coordinator, Payroll

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Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039024


Performs a variety of statistical tasks and clerical duties required to prepare payroll data for computer input.  

  • Reviews timekeeping records.
  • Processes exception items requiring special handling.
  • Responds to inquiries from employees regarding deductions, calculations, and changes in compensation.
  • Prepares, compiles and maintains various statistical and payroll records.
  • May manually calculates wages and post wage data for temporary work, bonuses, vacations, terminations, and special payroll requirements.
  • May maintain employee records on company's human resources information system (HRIS).
  • May perform analyses and reviews of data, develop reports for supervision review.
  • Analyzes, audits, reconciles and resolves complex payroll processing and employee payroll issues to ensure smooth payroll processing.
  • Ensures payroll reporting and payments are compliant with company policy, generally accepted accounting principles, and federal, state and IRS regulations.
  • Researches and interprets federal and state regulatory requirements and resolves tax, withholding, garnishment, and wage/hour issues for payroll processing.
  • Responds to auditing and regulatory inquiries.
  • May work with system programmers to achieve solutions or administer company payroll system with outside service provider.


  • AA + 3-5 yrs related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • BA + 1-3 yrs work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately follow procedures and processes.
  • Strong organizational ability to meet time schedules and deadlines, and to multi-task in a dynamic and demanding environment.
  • Exhibits sound judgment, excellent analytical skills, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Possesses very strong computer knowledge for both online and PC computer systems
  • Technical experience with various payroll systems and time and attendance systems.  
  • Ability to perform complex calculations related to LOA, Retro and terminations. Ability to research federal and state regulations as related to payroll.  
  • Excellent communication skills.  Good team player.  
  • Attention to detail.  
  • Advanced use of Excel and other Windows based programs.