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Payroll Administrator - Hybrid

Requisition ID:  109351
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

Irvine, CA, United States, 92618


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 10,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


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 system
  • 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


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 : 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



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.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, 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 an 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 an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative by emailing

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