Kelly Services Payroll Specialist in Carlsbad, California

Our client, a top international Pharmaceutical/Healthcare firm, is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist for a 5 month temporary position with the opportunity for extension. The position is located in Carlsbad, California.

By working for our client, you will be exposed to a large global company (listed on the NYSE), work for a leader in the R&D, manufacturing and marketing of healthcare solutions, work in a fast paced corporate environment and be an integral part of the Accounting team.

In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:

- Competitive pay

- Paid holidays

- Year-end bonus program

- Recognition and incentive programs

- Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

The hours for this position are as follows

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (could be flexible)

Responsibilities (will include but not limited to):

  • Assists with the management, processing and posting of timesheets

  • Investigates and corrects payroll discrepancies and errors

  • Checks time reports for missed punches and meal premiums and ensures all corrections have been made

  • Performs payroll tasks and responsibilities including verification and reconciliation of reports

  • Performs monthly vacation and sick time reporting

  • Prepares the payroll and month-end accrual journal entries

  • Assists with monthly reconciliation of accounts

  • Assists with preparation of weekly check run including printing, mailing and filing

  • Assists with timely processing of payments and resolution of discrepancies with vendors

  • Prepares various journal entries and assists month-end close

  • Processes 1099 forms at year end

  • Performs a wide variety of clerical and related tasks

  • Prepares information for internal and external audits as needed

  • Other special projects, as required

You are required to have 2-3 years general accounting experience. You must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organization and communication skills. Proficiency in MS Office applications such as Word and Excel is required. Experience with Great Plains, Concur and ReQlogic, or comparable systems is preferred. Experience in Payroll is required.

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