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Payroll Specialist I

Cupertino Electric, Inc.
San Jose, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor
Job Description

Posting Title: Payroll Specialist I

Reports To: Payroll Supervisor

Location: San Jose, CA

Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000

For nearly 70 years, Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) has been powered by people who’ve built a reputation for delivering high-profile, complex projects. Real, tangible things that alter the landscape and improve lives. But even more than that, we’ve built a reputation for integrity. We’re problem solvers and innovation seekers. We’re team players and safety fanatics. And we always—always—do the right thing. Even when no one is looking. Because what we do here is important, but how we do it is everything.

Our projects may be complex, but our approach is simple: we build great things and we do it with great people. The Finance team at Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) provides employees, stakeholders and customers with timely and accurate financial information. The Finance Department is comprised of six teams: Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Billing, Collections, Payroll and Tax that work closely together to ensure compliance and the financial well-being of the company.

The Payroll Specialist I is responsible for the accurate and weekly processing of all union and office payroll for our employees. This role maintains electronic employee files, enters timecard data into the JDE system, and prints and distributes weekly checks. In addition, this individual will work closely with the project teams to resolve any discrepancies with timecard reporting and address them in a timely manner.

You are a seasoned finance professional with a demonstrated ability to translate payroll and compensation terminology into terms that are understandable to different audiences, including employees, independent contractors as well as your colleagues and management. You possess in-depth knowledge of multi-state and local tax jurisdiction. You understand the importance of maintaining highly confidential information and can execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

As a member of the Finance team, you will support the financial operations of CEI’s payroll – including union and office employees. You will wear many hats, allowing you to support both the technical and clerical function of payroll. Lastly, you will be able to tap into your financial skillset, enabling you to contribute to the experience of our employees and the company as a whole.

Any combination of education and experience that, in the sole judgment and discretion of Company, would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications may qualify.

Education: High School Diploma required.

Licensure/Certifications: Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation strongly preferred.

Experience: Five (5) years minimum certified payroll experience preferred. Construction payroll experience preferred.

Cupertino Electric, Inc.


San Jose, CA
95112 USA


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