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Payroll Administrator

Company: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science -.

Your Role:

* Execute established controls to ensure data integrity and accuracy of employee payroll data.
* Ensure accuracy and timeliness of payroll in accordance to legal requirements and company policies.
* Audit and load time data from OTL (Oracle Time and Labor) or other sources such as Excel spreadsheet.
* Understand the flow of data from HR, OTL through to general ledger.
* Process manual check requests in accordance to legal and business units' requirements and company policies.
* Perform special payroll related calculations such as retroactive payments, time off accruals, etc.
* Develop and maintain excellent working relationships and communication with business unit HR and payroll contacts.
* Input and maintain payroll data such as direct deposit, garnishments, bonuses etc.
* Review and coordinate payroll processing calendar/schedules.
* Audit pre and post payroll process.
* Exercise good judgment in the application and interpretation of company policies, union contracts and legal regulations as they relate to payroll.
* Respond to HR staff and employees regarding payroll matters.
* May assist in the review and input of federal and state W4 data and local tax withholding set up.
* Create and maintain excel reports.
* May perform general ledger analysis related to payroll accounts.
* Data analysis and testing of new extensions.


* Knowledge of computerized payroll systems.
* Knowledge of payroll regulations such as federal and state wage and hour laws, and tax laws.
* Must be able to perform basic to moderate math calculations.
* Must have the ability to perform detail analysis.
* Must have good oral and written communication skills.
* Must be detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills.
* Must be able to research, analyze and resolve payroll related issues and to maintain complete and accurate records.
* Must be detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills.
* Strong interpersonal and problem resolution skills.
* Versed in the use of a PC and related application such as Windows, Excel and Word.

Additional Qualifications:

* Knowledge of computerized payroll systems, preferably PayForce, ADP Reporting, Pay@work.
* Knowledge of Excel and Oracle Time and Labor.
* AA preferred, not required.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

Twitter: @TetraTechJobs

Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

Additional Information

* Organization: 177 TES

Keywords: Tetra Tech, Inc., Pasadena , Payroll Administrator, Human Resources , Pasadena, California

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