Company Name:

Delicato Family Vineyards


Manteca, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:



December 10, 2018

Payroll Specialist

Position Purpose

Under minimal supervision, the Payroll Specialist is responsible for administering processes to support accurate and timely payroll processing including time and attendance (T&A) tracking for salaried and hourly employees for all locations.

Functional Responsibility

Responsible for timely and accurate processing semi-monthly payrolls and off-cycles for 800+ active and temporary employees in accordance with company policies, procedures, and applicable laws:

Essential Duties

Processes semi-monthly and monthly payroll, bonuses, expense reimbursements, tasting room purchases, etc.

Analyze, prepare and input payroll data on a timely basis.

Provides first-rate service to company employees with payroll queries

Provides timely reports to outside vendors and management such as 401k filings, Paid Time Off (PTO), Labor Costs, Temporary Tracking, etc.

Maintains current documentation of the Payroll Administrator’s function and keeps backup support abreast of changes

Calculate and analyze payroll adjustments, wage and overtime payments, vacation payouts, and terminations accurately and timely

Review all new hire employee documentation for accuracy

Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws

Calculate and enter wage information, garnishments and other required data for payroll purposes

Maintain, input and create health & welfare, pension and insurance reports for agency payments

Act as liaison with outside agencies in regards to garnishments and maintain all information pertaining to such garnishments

Work with Accounting to balance the semi-monthly payroll general ledger interfaces.

Research and explain payroll policies and procedures in a multi-State and International  jurisdiction.

Working knowledge of FLSA and other federal and state laws related to payroll (e.g., hours and taxation)

Research exception items and take proper corrective action.

Stay current on applicable state and federal laws

Provide input and assistance for payroll projects at the request of management, agencies or auditors

Process and maintain annual W-2's, taxable fringe benefit input, 401(k) compliance and adjustment runs; develop reports to summarize this data

Perform administrative functions including maintaining payroll files and forms

Performs time and attendance administrative duties for  all company sites:

Partners with the payroll department, managers, supervisors, and employees to troubleshoot and resolve issues, determining and making sure time cards have been submitted, approved and corrections are made ahead of the predetermined payroll deadline in the timekeeping system.

Processes timekeeping exceptions in Workforce Software, verifies available PTO or Sick, and reports any discrepancies against HR policy

Proactively plans and monitors the manager approvals, timecard sign-offs, data validation, and reporting processes while keeping HRBPs and the Payroll Department informed throughout the payroll cycle

Accountable for timely and accurate processing of all T&A transactions, understanding current Workforce Software / SuccessFactors processes and the effects they have on the payroll department, managers, and employees

Prepares T&A data in timekeeping system for submission to the payroll department ahead of the deadline for all payroll cycles

Executes testing while technical issues are being resolved.  Involves creating a sample user to run test

Develops and updates T&A training materials and delivers end-user training to ensure all system users are current on company processes and policy

Analyzes T&A system to identify timekeeping, historical edits, accrual, schedule, holiday, and employee data issues and escalates them appropriately

Compiling and ensuring new hire documents are complete

Supports the administration of Human Resources programs (e.g., referral program, creating ID badges, etc.)

Prioritizes work based on level of importance and urgency; keeps Managers informed and ensures deadlines are met

Responds to employee inquires regarding policies, procedures and workflows in the area of responsibility

Non-Essential Duties

Assists with the coordination and delivery of HR functions and employee activities as needed

Performs general administrative tasks and backs up other team members as appropriate

Assists with various special projects and initiatives which may be confidential in nature.

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience                                                                                                                                     

High school diploma is required; Associates degree in human resources, business administration, or related field is preferred

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration preferred

Four (4) or more years of experience in a payroll role for a company with 800 or more employees or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job

Two (2) or more years of experience with SAP SuccessFactors/EC Payroll highly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience with and operating knowledge of in-house, enterprise level payroll programs for medium to large size businesses

Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office; including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Excellent customer service skills; professional and pleasant demeanor; ability to diffuse tensions under stressful conditions; good listener

Excellent organizational and project management skills; self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and quickly assess what needs to get done to meet deadlines

Keen attention to details and thinks things through thoroughly to identify potential risks and pitfalls

Strong analytical skills

Effective team player; understands hands-on approach to providing HR support

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization using written, verbal, and presentation skills

Ability to deal with information that is highly sensitive and confidential

Takes initiative in identifying creative ways to approach existing processes

Experience with 401(k) plan contribution reporting and annual data testing

Experience working in a critical deadlines environment

Experience processing payroll in a manufacturing, distribution and Agriculture environment (multiple work schedules)

Strong analytical skills

Bilingual English/Spanish a plus


Certificates and Licenses

PHR/SPHR certification or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred

Working Conditions

Office environment

Operates keyboard & mouse. Required to talk & listen. May be required to drive automotive equipment.

Work Standards

Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships

Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner

Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training

Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Company Name:

Delicato Family Vineyards


Manteca, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:



December 10, 2018

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