Payroll Specialist

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


Our network of offices servicing California and Washington means West Coast Dental is continuously looking for talented individuals to join our rapidly growing team. The variety of opportunities includes corporate, clinical, and field office positions.


If you enjoy Welcoming, Communicating, and Delivering best practices, then West Coast Dental has the right career path for you!


Welcome to West Coast Dental!


Currently, we are looking for a Payroll Specialist.


The Payroll Specialist’s primary responsibility involves the timely and accurate distribution of all payroll including bonuses and commissions.  The Payroll Specialist also answers phone calls, voice mails, and e-mails in a timely manner.  They will assist with all Payroll issues from the over 32 offices West Coast Dental supports.  The Payroll department is not limited to payroll, workers compensation, employee relations, benefit deductions, taxes, regulatory filings (such as Form 940 & 941’s and annual W-2’s etc), processing of manual payroll checks and semi-monthly payrolls.


  • First point of contact for employees for time and attendance and payroll questions
  • Process semi-monthly payroll and maintain payroll information as required
  • Data entry for all time and attendance and personnel transactions such as new hire
  • Prepare and maintain related payroll records and reports.
  • Document workflow and work procedures.
  • Cross-trains designated back-up to administer and process time and attendance and payroll.
  • Printing of manual checks, obtaining signatures and shipping these to the relevant locations
  • Work closely with the Human Resources department with respect to processing employee status changes, pay and/or title changes, location changes and leave status
  • Input vacation and sick hours for employees into the time and attendance system
  • Reviewing of payroll database to ensure accuracy of information prior to each payroll run


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • Bilingual: English & Spanish preferred (if the geographic location of the office does not require the applicant to be bilingual, applicants who only speak English may be considered)
  • 5 years minimum experience working in a payroll department.

We recognize the importance of investing on our most valuable asset that strengthens the very foundation of West Coast Dental, our employees. In line with this objective, we understand that providing excellent service to our employees facilitates professional and personal growth that will enable them to live our company principle - To Welcome, Communicate and Deliver unparalleled customer service.

West Coast Dental offers competitive benefit package designed to enhance the lives of our employees. Employees are eligible for benefits based on their full time status and number of work hours per week.

West Coast Dental offers:

  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Medical (including prescriptions)
  • Supplemental vision insurance
  • Comprehensive dental benefit
  • Voluntary supplemental insurance for life, disability, critical illness and accident, FSA
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Referral bonus incentive programs


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