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Contract Payroll Specialist

Company: Pacific Maritime Association
Location: Reno
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT PMAPut your experience and talents to work in a role with a unique company - the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). PMA is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation that serves as a multi-employer collective bargaining agent for approximately 75 shipping lines, stevedore companies, and marine terminal operators at California, Oregon, and Washington ports. West Coast port operations (including non-containerized cargo such as bulk and autos) now support 9.2 million U.S. jobs and contribute 12.5 percent of the U.S. GDP.PMA's primary purpose is to negotiate and administer labor contracts with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union on behalf of the Association's member companies, as well as administrating payroll and certain benefits. Our headquarters and administrative office is located in San Francisco, California, with area offices in Southern California (Long Beach and satellite offices in San Diego and Port Hueneme) and the Pacific Northwest (Portland, Oregon, and Seattle and Tacoma, Washington) in addition to Northern California (Oakland).SUMMARYThis is a full-time contract-hourly position, based in Reno, Nevada. This long-term contract role will likely last for six months or more.Under the direction of the Payroll Supervisor, the position is responsible for assisting in the oversight of all functions necessary to accomplish the weekly payroll processing objectives, including tax reporting, voluntary deductions reports, processing involuntary deductions and relationships with external customers.2-3 years of payroll processing experience is required. Large system experience, such as Oracle is a plus. Strong client service skills and the ability to answer a large volume of calls from call center. Other administrative duties will include employment verifications and the processing of pay shortages.PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Analyze, prepare and direct the input of payroll data for Maritech clients.Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.Update data into the Oracle system including tax deductions, direct deposit, personnel information and work experience changes.Contact and assist Maritech clients and employees with the weekly payroll process. Obtain information for Maritech clients and employees' payroll production. Audit and verify Maritech clients and employees' payroll totals.Coordinate weekly payroll processing and balancing of various payrolls for Maritech clients.Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and year end payroll reports and process and balance Quarter and year-end deliverables for various Maritech clients.Perform and act as secondary sign off for billing and account receivables for employees and Maritech clients.Provide first responder support for the Call Center while completing other assigned duties.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCETwo or more years of payroll processing experience in a high-volume computerized payroll environment (ORACLE preferred.)Experienced payroll professional; union payroll and multi-state location experience desired.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe position is based in Reno, Nevada conveniently located close to public transportation. PMA offers a flexible, fun, and professional work environment. The position will work in the office most days, with some opportunity to work from home as needed. Ability to work evenings, and occasional weekends and holidays.PHYSICAL DEMANDSMust be able to work at a computer terminal for an extended period and walk to deliver office documents. Must be able to lift boxes and trays of checks of approximately 10 pounds.WORK LOCATION1495 Ridgeview Dr, Reno, NV 89519.COMPENSATION AND BENEFITSThis position is a contract hourly role. The hourly rate is $25.00. Benefits offered by temporary agency.EEO STATEMENTPMA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Pacific Maritime Association, Reno , Contract Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Reno, Nevada

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