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Payroll Specialist

Job Summary

This position processes payroll transactions for hourly employees and is responsible for multiple clerical functions throughout the facility including setting up fuel cards, processing employee cement purchase discounts, new hire payroll orientation, and the interpretation of the labor agreement as it applies to pay practices.

  • Track time worked for hourly employees
  • Collect daily foreman timesheets and manually enter to SAP
  • Track employee vacation quota balances
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies
  • Process employee Master Data changes, new hires, terminations, etc. in SAP
  • Process leave of absence payroll calculations
  • Assign employee vendor numbers for expense requisitions
  • Complete Verifications of Employment requests
  • Additional duties as required

Associate degree or higher; college coursework in Business or Accounting


•    1-3 years of payroll experience
•    Knowledge of state payroll laws
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, i.e. Outlook, advanced Excel (pivot tables, vlook-up, etc.)
•    Certified Payroll experience
•    High attention for detail and accuracy
•    Confidentiality
•    Excellent attendance


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from. All regular full-time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental, and vision plans. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and a retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.




Payroll Specialist

Job Req ID:  733
Job Type:  Salaried