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Payroll Practitioner

  2020-02-14     Urbn Leaf     San Diego,CA  

Job Title: Payroll Practitioner

Reports to: Payroll Manager

Job Class: Full Time

Urbn Leaf, the new standard in cannabis dispensaries, is looking for a Payroll Practitioner to add to our team! The Payroll Practitioner is responsible for maintaining and processing time records and payroll data for multiple facilities. The Payroll Practitioner will ensure accurate updates to payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage and job title and department/division transfers. The individual will be accountable for responding in a timely and accurate manner to requests for information and questions regarding payroll processing and paycheck accuracy. The Payroll Practitioner will also handle filing, scanning and updates to employee information and payroll documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collecting and verifying timekeeping information for all employees
  • Calculating pay according to hours worked incorporating leaves and overtime
  • Updating payroll records and documentation by entering changes in pay rates, employee status changes, exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, job title and department/division transfers, and Direct deposit enrollments
  • Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating, verifying and entering data in accordance with leaves, labor laws and company policies
  • Answering questions and requests regarding payroll information
  • Maintaining employee confidence and confidentiality of payroll information
  • Preparing and submitting reports with payroll information to supervisor
  • Comply with Federal/State garnishments and apply withholdings appropriately
  • Supporting Payroll Manager in analyzing payroll data as requested
  • Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments
  • 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
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


  • Minimum of 4 years experience processing payroll
  • Understanding of payroll laws
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient with Math Skills

Skills and Attitudes:

Must be motivated, hard-working, and passionate. This position requires someone who is a strong leader with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.

  • Must have ability to:
  • Perform all job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy
  • Prioritize and organize
  • Be a clear thinker, remain calm, and resolve problems using good judgment
  • Work cohesively as a team with co-workers
  • Analyze Information * Looking for:
  • Data Entry Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Verbal Communication
  • Organization
  • Comfort with learning new skills
  • Hands-on, proactive management style


Must have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university
  • Four years relevant experience and/or training
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

  • Valid California Driver s License

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 6 hours at a time
  • Must be able to sit for up to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to work in a stressful, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work days, nights, holidays and weekends (as needed)

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Urbn Leaf provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, citizenship status, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability status, family medical history or genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Urbn Leaf complies with federal and state disability laws and may make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities as required by applicable law. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Talent Acquisition at careers

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