Company: Cambro Manufacturing Company
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: January 15, 2022
The Payroll Accountant position will report to the CFO and is
responsible for the processing, reporting and accuracy of all
payroll related functions. This includes issuing and processing
employee pay, bonuses and benefits, ensuring the accuracy of all
information and the adherence to government policies and
guidelines. Includes the analysis, preparation, and management of
financial entries to the G/L including annual labor budgets and
monthly reconciliation of Payroll related G/L accounts. The
individual must have strong technical payroll system experience, be
analytical, has good command of Labor Law and solid general
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Oversee employee weekly and bi-weekly payroll processing with
calculating net earnings after deductions and withholdings.
Work with various staffing agencies and Cambro Accounts Payable to
process temp labor payments accurately and timely.
Prepare accounting files on payroll and temporary labor to post to
Ensures that the payroll policies are in accordance with the
Coordinate activities supporting required payroll and benefit
Process employee vacation, sick, and other PTO and leave of absence
requests and payments.
Process overtime earnings, other paid and unpaid leaves.
Work with department managers/supervisors to resolve all timecard
Prepare payroll tax filings with IRS and various State
Process approved employee payroll changes in a timely manner.
Ensure the accuracy of payroll and payroll tax records in both the
payroll system and general ledger.
Resolve any technical issues in payroll or timecard processing.
Answer employee questions concerning payroll.
Provides support to external payroll audit and annual 401K
Analyze labor costs during month-end close and provide analysis on
Develop labor, compensation and benefit budget and forecast.
Work with Financial Controller to reconcile payroll cash
Reconcile general ledger accounts on accrued payroll, payroll tax,
bonus, vacation, medical insurance, FSA, etc.
Generate periodic payroll reports to the manager for review.
Review Payroll data integrity to avoid any potentially fraudulent
Make suggestions on issues that affect payroll.
Ensure Payroll and Timekeeper software is maintained with all
necessary updates both functional and statutory.
Develop new processes to improve the data flow and reporting
efficiencies of Payroll.
Perform financial analysis relating to labor on general ledger
accounts against Budget, Prior Periods, Forecast.
Perform any ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed by
Assist in new Financial and Accounting software implementations
Responsible for performing analysis of the data and ensuring wage &
tax compliance, accounting journal entries.
Research, analyze and retrieve data to prepare and maintain complex
payroll records, summaries, and reports.
Maintain reliable and consistent attendance, including being
punctual, and dependable in order to meet the needs of the
department and the organization.
Execute each essential duty satisfactorily in order to perform job
Follows all safety procedures required in work area, wears PPE as
needed, attends all safety meetings, and reports safety issues
regarding equipment or unsafe/hazardous conditions.
Performs effectively as a team member, able to work well with
others, open to receive and give feedback, and treats everyone with
Takes ownership of own work and behavior, accepts accountability
for own actions, encourages solutions, and communicates status of
Follow all department quality standards/criteria. Raise concerns
and issues to immediate manager.
Able to understand and demonstrate Cambro company culture, display
company core values (Safety, Quality, Respect, and Service).
Understands department's key performance indicators and contributes
to achieve these goals both individually and as a team.
Other duties as needed or required.
Assist with other functions as needed in the accounting
Must be able to work overtime as needed, remain flexible and open
to possible schedule changes in order to meet business needs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
In this position you may be required to:
Occasionally sit, walk, stand, bend at the neck and/or waist,
squat, climb, kneel, twist at the neck and/or waist, use hands
repetitively for simple and power grasping, fine manipulation,
pushing & pulling, reaching above and below shoulder level,
carrying/lifting up to 10 lbs..
Nitrile Gloves, Chemical Resistant Gloves, Utility gloves/cutting
gloves, and Welding Gloves
Steel-toe slip resistant shoes
Hardhat or Bump Cap
Hearing protection (e.g. ear plugs, earmuffs)
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
BA/BS from accredited University or College
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification
5 years+ hands-on experience in payroll processing for
organizations with minimum 500 employees
Basic knowledge and some experience of general accounting
Experience working with standard payroll processing systems such as
ADP, Ultimate, Kronos
Advanced level on Excel spreadsheets and other MS applications
Experience working with business enterprise packages
Outstanding analytical skills
Able to work independently and as a part of a team
Ability to work under pressure meet deadlines while maintaining a
high degree of accuracy
Ability to work and communicate well with people inside and outside
of the organization
Strong experience working with Kronos payroll system
5-7 Years of payroll experience working with multiple states and
strong labor law knowledge in the states of California and North
1-2 years of experience working with general accounting
CAMBRO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to and will not be discriminated against based upon race, color,
religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information,
military or veteran status, or other characteristics protected by
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