Payroll Clerk - San Francisco, CA

1 month ago
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Transdev Services


Transdev Transportation is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.


Responsible for the timely and accurate filing of payroll for hourly and salaried staff and related record keeping and accounting activities under general supervision.


  • Assists with calculating employees’ hours from timecards and timekeeping systems; ensures that all employees are paid on time and accurately
  • Prepares ADP enterprise entries; prepares and issues paychecks
  • Updates financial records including manifest, billing, payroll, invoicing, and reconciliations
  • Troubleshoots payroll issues; verifies the accuracy of figures and computations
  • Balances and reconciles payroll accounts; prepares periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions; may keep records of leave pay and nontaxable wages
  • Responds to employee questions regarding all types of payroll questions
  • Maintains data including file back-ups and documentation files.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information



Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:

  • Business school or certificate from the American Payroll Association in Fundamentals of Payroll (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred


  • 2 to 4 years of relevant payroll experience, including ADP experience, preferred

 Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Thorough knowledge of clerical accounting and bookkeeping procedures as applied to verifying and posting financial data
  • Ability to accurately operate a 10 key calculator by touch
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details
  • Strong math skills

Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional meetings


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.


Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law—Discrimination is Prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and by Executive Order No. 11246 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—Administered by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission prohibits discrimination because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, or National Origin by Employers with 15 or more employees, by Labor Organizations, by Employment Agencies, and by Apprenticeship or Training Programs. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact:

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

1801 L Street NW., Washington, DC 20507


Executive Order No. 11246—Administered by The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs prohibits discrimination because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, or National Origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment by all Federal Government Contractors and Subcontractors, and by Contractors Performing Work Under a Federally Assisted Construction Contract, regardless of the number of employees in either case. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact:

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20210

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