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Payroll Manager in Irvine, CA at Lineage Logistics

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Lineage is currently searching for a Payroll Manager to join our growing team!

As the Payroll Manager you will record hours of work, process time records, compile payroll statistics, maintain payroll control records, and calculate payrolls.  You will play a vital role in maintaining internal customer satisfaction through your daily interaction with Team Managers and Business Units.  You will be responsible for overseeing the customer’s experience by working in a team environment to successfully manage, guide and resolve questions and projects as they arise. As the ideal candidate for this position, you will exhibit the payroll business acumen and flexibility required to successfully work with all levels of Lineage’s organization.


Payroll Processing:

  • Through proficiency in payroll administration and practices, ensures accurate compliance with payroll laws and regulations.
  • Delivers payroll services to a multi-division, multi-state environment.
  • Accurately analyzes payroll data output.
  • Accurately inputs and balances payroll data.
  • Accurately analyzes payroll reports for distribution.
  • Working knowledge of report writer tools.
  • Maintains knowledge in federal, state and local payroll administration laws, regulations and best practices.

Business Acumen:

  • Customer satisfaction and retention – responsible for supporting client satisfaction indicators via quality service checks among clients and service observations performed by supervisor.
  • Interfaces with Team Managers and Corporate departments to support actions and initiatives.
  • Customer interaction – participates in team meetings via phone and in person when necessary.  Demonstrates effective business communication skills, both verbally and in writing, to facilitate high service
  • Strategic thinking – probes, gathers and analyzes employee needs pertaining to payroll processing, reporting, payroll taxes, garnishments, time & attendance inquires and all other payroll related matters.
  • Business level consulting - understands a business’ financial operation relating to payroll and accounting for small to mid-sized business operations.
  • Supports process and audit efforts to ensure integrity and accountability for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Lawson, Workday or any other HRIS solution.
  • Working knowledge of Kronos Timekeeping, Dayforce T&A Solution, Empower or any other automated T&A solution.


  • Provides customer focused interaction with employees via phone, email and in person.
  • Communicates accurate information to ensure understanding by employees to include internal teammates and external customers.
  • Facilitation skills – communicate to a wide audience on the technical applications ofpayroll as applied to business and accounting.  Effectively communicate with department contacts for change management in practices and processes that do not support compliance with local, state or federal law pertaining to
    payroll and labor practices.
  • Provides ongoing and timely communication to payroll management and team members.
  • Alerts appropriate internal departments with information relevant to payroll administration.
  • Interact with multiple internal and external business units.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Task management skills - Experience in handling multiple task/activities in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Effective follow-up on employee and/or internal requests and needs.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or CPP Certification preferred although not required, minimum Associates degree
  • Minimum FIVE years’ experience in payroll administration.  
  • General HR knowledge of labor practices pertaining to payday law and payroll administration required.
  • HR knowledge – understand various HR disciplines and their role and impact on business as it relates to payroll, benefits, taxation, accounting, employment documentation, employment and general HR practices.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs at minimum of intermediate level and demonstrated
    ability to learn other application programs as needed.
  • Principles, practices and procedures of general business including modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment; clerical methods and techniques.

Lineage Team Members:

  • Continually meet internal and external customer expectations through teamwork, respect and willingness to help and support others.
  • Demonstrate complete commitment to a culture of safety.  Promote a safe work environment through personal actions and identifying any safety concerns.
  • Treat all team members with a respect while demonstrating positive work attitude and leadership skills.
  • Take initiative to continually improve performance and work processes through feedback, problem solving and generating new ideas.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to complete tasks safely, effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate excellent job performance in productivity, quality, safety, and attendance


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, competitive pay, excellent benefits, 401K, and Paid Time Off.

Successful candidates will be required to pass a post offer, pre-employment drug screen and background check


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