Payroll Specialist


CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Human Resources
Req Id:  512687

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.


Process payroll transactions for U.S. and Canada.


Primary Responsibilities for Role:

  • Process bi-weekly payroll for approximately 2000+ employees, as well as processing off cycle payrolls as necessary.(2000+)
  • Provide Job aids and training for new employees or acquisitions for eTIME system
  • Validate/audit hours from timekeeping system
  • Collect and review employees hour and calculate wages for payment
  • Provide Job Trainings and mentor team members as needed
  • Assist in tax calcualtions and filing activities as per IRS regulations
  • Keep detailed and organized Payroll records for future references
  • Validate reports generated from Pass thru (SAP/EV5) for accurated HR/Payroll Data
  • Researches, analyzes and resolves payroll-related problems or questions in a timely manner.
  • Review, answer and process garnishments and liens.
  • Process manual checks on a daily basis
  • Ability to work with state and local agencies to apply for ID’s 
  • Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned, acting as a backup for other payroll specialist as needed.
  • Partners with ADP and eTIME Managed Payroll Service Team as required. 
  • Audit tax information, new hire payments and Time and attendance profiles in a monthly basis
  • Correct/add data in SAP or/and EV5 as needed such as W4,Direct Deposit, Payrules,accrual PTO profiles,Terminal group and timezones
  • Analyzes and resolves employee inquiries with minimal direction.
  • Assists in ensuring accurate W-2's for employees.
  • Manual RSUs calculations
  • Able to handle expatriated and impatriated in the payroll process
  • Creates and distributes payroll related reports to managers and other departments as required or requested.
  • Responds to external agencies inquiries and requests.
  • Review and provide suggestions on policies and procedures based on state regulations
  • Sort and pack paper checks every other week
  • Act as a resource and provide leadership to payroll specialists
  • Grossed up calculations
  • Review and confirm Uncashed checks to be ready for filing and remitance to the states (Escheat process)
  • Process Relocation amounts received by thrid parties
  • Process amendments as needed
  • Performs quarterly reviews and reports for both internal partners and external agencies.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent



  • Typically requires 3 years of payroll related experience


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of multi state payroll processing and reconciliation.
  • Knowledge of ADP Enterprise, eTime and SAP systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports. 


The estimated pay scale for the Payroll Specialist role based in Los Angeles, California is $25.00-$30.00 per hour. Additionally, the position is eligible to participate in up to 5% of the company bonus pool. We offer a wide variety of benefits including, but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, up to 5% 401(K) match and tuition reimbursement. Final compensation packages will ultimately depend on education, experience, skillset, knowledge, where the role is performed, internal equity and market data. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities for professional growth and career progression. Grifols is a global healthcare organization with employees in 30 countries focused on patient health and providing impactful results. Since our humble beginnings in 1909, Grifols has been a family company that prides itself on its family-like culture. Our company has more than tripled over the last 10 years, and you can grow with us! 


Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.


Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law.  We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : CA-Los Angeles:US401 - LA CA-Headquarters 


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles