Payroll Administrator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-725273
    • Job Location: Ventura, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 03, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a 2019 Zweig Group nationally-ranked 'Best Places to Work,’ we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 275+ associates in 13 offices located in Northern, Central, and Southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

We have an immediate opening for a Payroll Administrator to join our Human Resources team in our Ventura, CA office. The chosen candidate will be highly skilled in processing CA-based payrolls for our 13 offices, as well as a small remote population. This individual will have a working knowledge of CA wage and hour law, will be approachable, capable and committed to delivering exceptional service to our team of scientists and professionals. 


  • Implements, maintains, reviews, and processes payroll to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Reviews timesheets weekly and imports file feeds from Deltek Ajera project management system.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Develops and maintains payroll processing procedures.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:


  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources or degree, a plus
  • Two years of direct experience processing CA payrolls
  • Working knowledge of CA wage and hour law
  • Must be proficient with Outlook and Word and advanced Excel abilities (formulas, pivot tables)
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple assignments concurrently
  • Positive attitude, diplomatic, professional and approachable
  • Self-starter who is a team player


  • Certified Payroll Professional designation
  • Three plus years of recent payroll processing experience
  • Paylocity experience

 Total Rewards Package* Includes: 

  • HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • Three Weeks’ Vacation accrued in the first year
  • 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • 2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Dental, vision, prescription drug
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much more!


*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per week


Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.