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Payroll Specialist

Haystack Consultants
Fresno, CA
  • Expired: April 23, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Payroll Specialist (up to $50,000)

There are many reasons job seekers partner with Haystack Consultants during their career search. These include access to multiple positions through one contact, the ability to maintain confidentiality while exploring opportunities, knowing salary and benefits information before pursuing a position and having a dedicated search partner free of cost (the companies we represent and recruit for pay our fees).

Haystack Consultants specializes in accounting, HR and administrative positions and we regularly receive requests for payroll professionals. We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Specialist.


The Payroll Specialist is responsible for providing timely and accurate payroll processing and compliance to positively impact our client’s business and internal employees. This role troubleshoots situations, educates employees and works closely with the leadership team to reach and exceed company goals.

Essential Functions

Under supervision with moderate decision making:

  • Accurate and timely processing of payroll in a medium volume environment
  • Review payroll data for accuracy and completeness
  • Input and balance payroll data accurately to ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations
  • Processes payroll and review payroll reports for accuracy before distribution to management
  • Recommend payroll solutions to streamline or enhance payroll functions
  • Provide exceptional internal customer service
  • Meet deadlines and keep management informed of status
  • Interface with department managers and support initiatives to improve employee retention
  • Participate in department meetings
  • Escalate any complex issues and follow through to resolution
  • Act as a back-up for other functions as assigned


Education/Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required, Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • Minimum of one to two years of experience in payroll processing


  • Strong proficiency and experience in payroll processing
  • Customer service skills in a team environment
  • Able to effectively interact with multiple internal departments
  • Strong time management, organizational and facilitation skills
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Effective verbal and in written communication
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn other programs as needed
  • Principles, practices and procedures of general business
  • Experience with payroll services such as ADP or Paychex

Contact Haystack Consultants if interested in this, or similar positions. Our focus is to help talented professionals “find their needle in a haystack”. You can expect a quick response and sincere interest in your goals and requirements. Call or text (559)663-0011 or directly apply for this position to gain access to our network and opportunities.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Haystack Consultants


Fresno, CA
93726 USA


Finance and Insurance