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Payroll Administrator

Requisition ID:  117892
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

Irvine, CA, United States, 92618

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

The Payroll Administrator processes weekly and bi-weekly Payrolls in a timely and accurate manner. This position partners with Human Resources and other departments to ensure proper flow of employee data and information, and performs customer service to answer questions and resolve issues.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Processes weekly and bi-weekly Payrolls for assigned Pay groups*
•    Transmits /receives Payroll data from and into the Payroll system*
•    Transfers employee timesheets to payroll system (if applicable) *
•    Responsible for ensuring payrolls are correct and completed timely*
•    Verifies final payroll for accuracy*
•    Ensures proper payroll check distribution*
•    Coordinates employee additions/changes with Human Resources and inputs required changes into the Payroll
•    Reviews Payroll prior to transmission for accuracy and processes within designated timeframe*
•    Prepares additional payments as requested*
•    Answers customer calls per SLA standards*
•    Performs audits for potential issues, and processes reports to help with audits*
•    Responds to customer emails timely and researches any discrepancies; refers complex issues to Payroll Manager*
•    Ensures child support, IRS and other garnishments are properly deducted and processed*
•    Verifies taxing jurisdictions for employees are correct in the system, and seeks guidance from Payroll Manager on
     any complex tax situations*
•    Maintains accurate Payroll files*
•    Assists with special projects
•    Collaborative team player with ability to effectively interact with multiple working styles and work across all levels of
     the organization
•    Strong detail orientation, organization, and time management skills with ability to prioritize work in a fast paced
     environment *
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with difficult and sensitive issues *
•    Ability to work within tight deadlines and quickly handle and resolve routine payroll issues, as well as effectively
     utilize problem solving skills for more complex issues*
•    Performs other duties as assigned

*Indicates essential job functions.

Job Specifications

Education : A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years Experience : 2 years or more of relevant experience
•    Prior payroll experience strongly preferred with a large payroll provider; accounting experience helpful.
•    Prior ADP experience strongly preferred. 
•    At least two years of prior office experience, preferably in a Customer Service area.
•    Proficient in Microsoft office suite.
•    Excellent communications and organizational skills.
•    Must be able to work overtime as needed

Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $30.72 to $36.88 an hour.

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 at or

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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