Payroll Specialist in Bakersfield, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

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    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist for a full time opportunity here in Kern County. 

The payroll specialist maintains and processes payroll records and reports for accounting of salary/wages due, accruals, deductions and other payroll functions. Responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of payroll and related client services, record keeping and reporting. Acts as a resource and provides guidance in payroll related matters.

Job Duties

  • Serve as primary point of contact in the processing of both semi-monthly and bi-weekly payrolls
  • Prepare and maintain payroll related records 
  • Analysis and process daily payroll requests and issues.
  • Work with employees and staff to maintain and establish key inputs for payroll processing (e.g. commissions, uniform, relocation, tuition reimbursement, LOA, etc.)
  • Cross-trains designated back-up to administer and process time and attendance and payroll.
  • Serves as primary point of escalation cases received from payroll team and other internal stakeholders
  • Knowledge and flow of ADP payroll system functions 
  • Assist in basic payroll system configuration of pay components and deductions
  • Assist with projects as needed in order to remain compliant with Federal and State payroll laws and regulations
  • Ensures termination process of employees is complied with according to State law; i.e., company property returned; final wages generated; deductions thereof made within the time provided by law.


  • 1-3 years previous accounting experience required
  • QuickBooks experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Longevity on resume
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus! 

Please apply directly on our website @, or call Shelley to schedule an interview. 661.281.2448