Payroll Specialist
Human Resources
California - Newport Beach
Reports To
Senior Manager, Human Resources
FLSA Classification

Job Function

AMVAC® Chemical Corporation, an American Vanguard company, has successfully served the results‐driven global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing products for agricultural and commercial use. 

AMVAC is hiring an experienced Payroll Specialist to work in their Newport Beach office. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and process multi-state, bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls using ADP Workforce Now in an accurate and timely manner 
  • Utilize ADP Time & Attendance timekeeping system 
  • Process payroll for new hires and terminations working closely with manufacturing plant supervisors, management and HR in multiple locations across the US
  • Provide reports as needed by HR and Accounting departments when requested
  • Assist employees promptly and provide excellent customer service regarding payroll, miscellaneous deductions, 401(k) contributions, state and local requirements
  • Review computed wages, payroll changes and correct errors accurately under tight deadlines
  • Work closely with Benefits Administrator to ensure accurate benefit deductions and record keeping
  • Audit master file and pay data entries, YTD totals and file amendments
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines for employee payroll including assuring accuracy of payroll deductions to payroll output documents

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in payroll operations working with ADP Workforce Now 
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment; shift differential
  • Proficient with MS Excel and MS Word

Experience includes:

  • ADP Time & Attendance; ADP reports
  • Taxable fringe benefits administration including group term life insurance 
  • Unemployment claims administration & employment verification
  • Garnishments, deductions, direct deposits
  • Vacation and sick accruals; hourly and salaried employees

You are:

  • Organized, detail-oriented with strong time management skills
  • Above average communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to explain information to all levels of employees 
  • Trust-worthy; Able to keep information confidential
  • Ability to work independently; self-starter 

Education Requirements

AA or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or equivalent work experience

We offer:

  • Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Wellness program 

Must pass post-offer background checks and other appropriate testing / requirements if offered the position.  

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