Payroll Specialist


Job Description

Golden 1 Credit Union, California's leading credit union, is seeking a full-time Payroll Specialist at our Headquarters in Sacramento. This position is responsible for a payroll of approximately 700 employees throughout our branches in California, preparation and processing of all data pertinent to the payroll, including supporting documentation, garnishments, tax payments, audit trails, and employee records. Ensure accuracy of information and compliance with State and Federal regulations pertaining to Payroll. Input payroll deductions for posting through the use of an on-line banking system in order to balance to the payroll reports. Review payroll for discrepancies before disbursed and posted. Troubleshoot technical problems with payroll processor to ensure smooth payroll transmission. Prepare payroll management summary reports.

Maintain the highest level of confidentiality at all times in all written and verbal communication. Serve as back-up to Senior Payroll Specialist who is responsible for a payroll of approximately 750 employees located at the HQ in Sacramento.

The successful candidate must meet the following minimum following

Job Requirements

  • Successful completion of High School curriculum is required. College courses are a plus.
  • Three or more years performing full scope automated payroll-processing functions
  • Skilled with ADP Payroll and related systems, fax machine, ten key and computer. Possess oral and written communication skills and human relations skills. Knowledge of payroll rules and regulations, company policies, and familiar with general accounting practices.

Golden 1 Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k).

Company Overview

The Golden 1 Credit Union is California's leading financial cooperative, and the sixth largest credit union in the U.S. with more than $7 billion in assets and nearly 600,000 members. We have more than 80 branches, 270 ATMs and 30,000 network ATMs nationwide. Our non-cash offices are conveniently located within places of business you may already visit.

Founded by a group of California state employees in 1933, Golden 1 is a membership financial cooperative which is owned by its members. In keeping with the credit union philosophy of "people helping people," Golden 1 offers our members a wide range of low-cost consumer financial products and high-quality service.

Mission Statement

We deliver financial solutions with value, convenience, and exceptional service.

Vision Statement

A dynamic and trusted leader committed to enhancing the financial well-being of our members and diverse communities.

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