Payroll Specialist II

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 7289 


Position Summary/Position


The Payroll Specialist II is responsible for assisting the Payroll Supervisor in performing a variety of complex accounting and auditing functions and software support in the preparation, processing, maintenance, verification and reconciliation of employee time cards, payroll/benefit records and payment of funds for IEHP team members. The candidate will need to be thoroughly familiar with the state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to payroll, as well as IEHP policies and procedures.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)


1. Conducts pre-payment audits of payroll data used for pay determination to employees, e.g. electronic time card data, pay adjustments and employee information ensuring accurate preparation and payment of payroll data and compliance with policy, state and regulatory requirements.
2. Researches and processes payroll and benefit adjustment entries.
3. Calculate and apply garnishment deduction orders.
4. Calculates retroactive salary and final payment requests (terminations, separations, etc.).
5. Prepare detailed payroll and accrual journal entries using critical analysis skills.
6. Maintain electronic process to submit CalPERS data.
7. Researches and resolves employee related payroll matters.
8. Use a variety of software applications to create/design reports and spreadsheets.
9. Reviews, analyzes and updates salary and benefit projections for accuracy.
10. Responsible for maintaining in strict confidence all employee and payroll information.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities) Cont

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leading: Self

Experience Qualifications


Three (3) years experience coordinating payroll activities in an office environment. Experience with automated payroll systems.

Preferred Experience


Recent ADP software experience is preferred.

Experience in a public agency a plus. 

Education Qualifications


High School diploma or GED required.

Preferred Education


Associate’s degree or any combination of education from an accredited institution and/or training preferred.

Professional Certification


Certified Payroll Professional preferred.

Professional Licenses

Drivers License Required


Knowledge Requirement

Skills Requirement


Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel and Word).

Abilities Requirement

Commitment to Team Culture


The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.

Working Conditions


Word processing and data entry involving computer keyboard and screens, filing and copying of records and/or correspondence.

Work Model Location


Physical Requirements

Keyboarding: Traditional - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Touch-Screen - FREQUENTLY
Near Visual Acuity - FREQUENTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - FREQUENTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - FREQUENTLY
Understand and follow direction - FREQUENTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY
Hearing: One-on-One - FREQUENTLY


Starting Salary: $53,892.80  - $68,702.40  

Pay rate will commensurate with experience


Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 7,000 and a team of more than 2,500 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.5 million members. And our Mission, Vision, and Values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and make a difference with us! IEHP offers a competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and state pension plan.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles