Kaiser Permanente Payroll Specialist-II in Portland, Oregon

Processes one or more of the following: new hires, terminations, status changes, tax changes, deductions, direct deposits, time sheet data, rate changes, retroactive adjustments and special pays; maintains vacation, sick leave and worker's compensation records; compiles reports on base and premium pay; posts entries to journals and ledgers; prepares tax deposits and reports; generates and distributes checks; and researches and produces special reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage individual Case Tool queue with an emphasis on both quantity and quality.

  • Process calls from all HRSC's and other clients in a pleasant and professional manner.

  • Under the direction of the Lead, Supervisor or Manager, perform: WAM Audits, Timecard Audits, EDD Audits, Grievance Research, Garn Orders for processing, Vendor/Agency Support, Retroactive payments.

  • Calculate various payments and deductions using Peoplesoft.

  • Build batch data load files and coordinate with Business Analyst for loading.

  • Represent dept. as SME on various committees (as requested).

  • Process notifications to employees and other agencies as per guidelines (Federal, State, Dept.etc.).

  • Query PS data to calculate retro payments due and overpayments to be recovered.

  • Other duties as assigned by lead, supervisor or manager.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of payroll experience.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A


TITLE: Payroll Specialist-II

LOCATION: Portland, Oregon


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.