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eCapital Payroll Specialist (Certified preferred) in Carlsbad, California

Are you someone who is passionate about payroll and who loves to take a deep-dive into the details—looking for efficiencies and staying on top of the ever changing compliance landscape? Do you already have your CPP or FPC certifications? Are you someone who is looking for great work-life balance and wants to be part of an awesome company? If so, we are looking for you to join our team!

As the Payroll Specialist you will be responsible for preparing, coordinating, and processing of a multi-state, bi-weekly payroll, and monthly, quarterly, and annual incentive payrolls for multiple US entities—representing approximately 100 employees.

This opportunity is perfect for someone who loves to be working in an office environment with a family and team culture that provides rapid growth opportunities and amazing professional support within your Payroll career path!

The following is a list of additional responsibilities and essentials functions, which must be completed in order to be successful in this role:


  • Ensuring accuracy of time sheets, earnings, benefits, deductions, garnishments and tax calculations.

  • Maintaining knowledge of state and federal laws and ensuring compliance.

  • Implementing improvements to processes to increase efficiency.

  • Providing timely, high-quality customer service to our employees.

  • Working closely with other departments and groups to resolve issues and exceed service expectations.

  • Building and maintaining the close coordination with Human Resources to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data.

  • Maintaining a high-degree of professionalism and integrity, while demonstrating strict confidentiality and maturity .

  • Assisting with audits for payroll, retirement plan and workers’ compensation.

  • Demonstrating a desire to continuously learn; increasing your knowledge of payroll law and ADP software, etc.


  • Preparing payroll general ledger entries and month-end accruals using ADPs G/L interface.

  • Completing regular reporting and analyzing payroll variances to provide insight and ensure accurate financial statements as it relates to employee data.

  • Assisting the accounting team with daily treasury and reporting needs.

  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to handle the following tasks or increase their ability to do the following:

  • Assist with month-end close relating to payroll accounts, including journal entries, reconciliations, and fluctuation analysis.

  • Assist team with non-payroll accounting as time permits.


    To be considered, you will have the following basic qualifications:

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC).

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with all payroll functions.

  • Daily use of and Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required.

  • Strong knowledge of Multi-State payroll tax laws and related IRS reporting requirements.

    To be at the top of our list, you will also have the following preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred.

  • Experience with accounting software Great Plains is preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or similar discipline preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn.

  • Skilled at managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

  • Skilled at using strong organizational skills with a high-level of attention to detail; able to multi-task effectively.

  • Ability to perform within deadlines, with or without direct supervision.

  • Ability to work independently while communicating and coordinating effectively.

  • Excellent analytical/problem solving skills, written/verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills.


  • We have healthcare, dental, and vision benefits offered with NO monthly premiums and an extended package, including 401 (k) matching!

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