13 days old

HR / Payroll Manager

Sierra Pacific Engineering & Products
Long Beach, California 90810
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Sierra Pacific Engineering and Products is currently filling a full-time HR/Payroll Manager to be located in our Los Angeles headquarters. We are a global industrial manufacturer and distributor with a dynamic, growing and fast-moving team. We value proactive, team-oriented individuals who exhibit excellent attention to detail and equipoise in all circumstances.


You are a self-starter who performs day-to-day human resources activities and payroll duties in support of the company’s strategic goals. You possess a tireless curiosity, looking for ways to improve: processes, procedures and skills for our Company, its employees and yourself. Your attention to detail, willingness to learn a new task, and ideas on how to tackle problems make you an asset. The position reports to senior management.


Here's what you'll do:

  • Process payroll in a timely and efficient manner, confirming timesheet verification, bonuses, commissions, additional earnings, deductions and accruals are accurate using iSolve PayDay.
  • Organize group benefits including contracts, broker relationships, enrollment, benefit access, claim resolution, change reporting and reconciliation of monthly invoices.
  • Administration of the Employee Stock Ownership Plan and 401(k) Plan, the related fiduciary compliance, enrollment and withdrawal forms, annual reporting and meetings.
  • Plan and execute internal events that support employee engagement and culture, support leadership, address concerns; developing morale-building programs.
  • Interpret, educate and provide support on HR policies ensuring fair and consistent application, investigation and documentation of concerns and issues, maintaining records in support of company policies, procedures, and current Federal and state laws.
  • Maintain and develop employee manuals or documentation to reflect current Company policy, culture, and changes in laws and guidelines from state and Federal agencies.
  • Manage annual performance reviews with the goals of thoughtful execution and timely completion; identify employees for training and development opportunities, review documentation for appropriateness and future process improvement.
  • Recruit. Develop job descriptions, post positions, screen candidates, conduct initial interviews in alignment with HR industry best practices, including market analysis for compensation, for superior hiring results. Mange background checks, reference checks and new hire orientation and workstation set-up.
  • Advocate organizational development to align with corporate strategy for growth and succession planning, developing and maintaining org chart, job responsibilities and salary bands for consistent compensation policies.
  • Work with legal counsel for involuntary terminations safeguarding the Company with proper documentation; processing all separations with respect and dignity, conducting exit interviews and defending unemployment claims as appropriate.
  • Oversee the Company’s health and safety programs, required training and recordkeeping in compliance with governing bodies. Mange worker’s compensation claims for quick resolution.
  • Preserve HR database to ensure accuracy of: personnel files, organizational charts, phone directory and other requested reports.


Here's what you'll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Human Resources or Organizational Behavior
  • Experience: 3+ years’ in a HR Manager role, 2+ years’ processing payroll.
  • Membership in a Human Resource Professional (PHR, SPHR) organization.
  • Desire to grow the organization through the development of individuals, including ongoing personal development.
  • General HR knowledge and experience in the areas of employee/labor relations, compensation, training and development, benefits, including employment law and HR industry practices.
  • Systematic approach to staying abreast of legal requirements and government reporting regulations impacting human resource functions, ensuring policies, procedures, and reporting comply (e.g., FLSA, FMLA/CFRA, ADA, EEO/AA, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing with employees at all levels providing guidance and consultation policy, procedures and development.
  • Ability to work independently, in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively plan and prioritize work to accomplish multiple projects with competing deadline.
  • Proven problem-solving ability, analytical skills, and experience providing recommendations based on assessment.
  • Professional demeanor, good sense of humor; interface with employees and public with diplomacy, tact and the utmost confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge and experience with HR management systems and other HR software applications to track information and generate reports.
  • Command of the English language, spoken and written.*


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