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Job Title Payroll Data Entry Clerk
Location Van Nuys, CA
Department Administration
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time
Additional Information KTA00071

KEOLIS is hiring a Payroll Data Entry Clerk for our Van Nuys, CA location. Come grow your career with us!

Role Title

Payroll Data Entry Clerk


Van Nuys, California


Role purpose

Payroll Clerk compiles and records employee’s time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production and commissions. May compute and post wages and deductions or prepare paychecks.


Core Competencies / Responsibilities


  • Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, checking/savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
  • Poll electronic time clocks (DCS time software) and review the downloaded information for completeness and accuracy.
  • Process monthly union pension
  • Process involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments
  • Prepares special reports for senior management
  • Maintains payroll and related records recording the accumulation and use of vacations, PTO, sick days, and miscellaneous leaves of absence.
  • Process requests for paycheck advances, and processing terminations.
  • Contact various department supervisors for any missed times.
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Other duties as assigned, including data entry input and personnel filing.


Knowledge and Experience


  • Proven experience as Payroll Clerk
  • Familiarity with general accounting principles
  • Experience in data collection, entry and reporting with great attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Solid knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and regulations
  • Computer savvy with working knowledge of relevant software (e.g. ADP)
  • Exquisite math and numerical skills
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving
  • High school diploma or equivalent; BS/BA in accounting/business administration is a plus


Additional Statements

Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. If applying for a safety sensitive position, it may require a physical examination.

Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world. 

Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate.

EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.


This employer will consider qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with Los Angeles Ordinance 184652.

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