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Growing Chico Company is  seeking a highly motivated self-starter and team player, able to work independently AND be a support resource for management.  The successful candidate will possess a blend of intangible skills and characteristics like strong personal integrity, resilience, and creativity, as well as a passion for customer service, excellence, attention to detail and be comfortable communication with staff, customers, and vendors in all modes, including in-person, telephone, and email. This position requires knowledge of current California and Federal employment laws with respect to employee hours, overtime liability and breaks due.  Additionally, this position handles a variety of accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and other similar tasks.


  •   Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  •   Ability to resolve problems with tact and diplomacy.
  •   Mastery of Mathematic symbols in all situations + – < % > X */ =
  •   Ability to type, use a computer and a ten key calculator.
  •   Demonstrated history of project management skills.
  •   Ability to focus and multi-task and maintain attention to detail.
  •   Maintain good attendance, punctuality, dependability, and flexibility.
  •   Organize, prioritize, manage time, and meet deadlines.
  •   Prioritize multiple assignments and work well under pressure.
  •   Work well with vendors, subcontractors, and agencies.


  •  Prepare journal entries to record payroll and related expenses
  •   Collect, compile and input payroll data.
  •   Process new hires, terminations and promotions based on information provided by HR.
  •   Manage accurate coding of payroll expense over multiple cost centers.
  •   Educate and train staff on recording time on division timecards.
  •   Calculation and processing of Manual Checks as necessary.
  •   Audit & reconcile timecards to ensure accuracy of data, including PTO, overtime, and breaks.
  •   Process quarterly payroll tax reports.
  •   Complete year-end processing and issue W2’s timely and accurately.
  •   Cash, investment, payroll withholding and other balance sheet reconciliations.
  •   Review payroll registers and manage payroll liabilities.
  •   Enter data into Quickbooks Payroll and Accounts Payable modules.
  •   Distribute, track, collect and process all new hire documents including federal & state mandated forms and company policy acknowledgements.
  •   Maintain personnel files.
  •   Research and resolve discrepancies in pay.
  •   Distribution of payroll checks and reports.
  •   Accurately collect, process and audit employee manual timesheets, time off request form, and status change forms for distribution of weekly wages and benefits.


  •   Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with coworkers
  •   Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and Google domain products.
  •   Commitment to the mission of the culture  of the company.
  •   Must have a CA driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance which satisfies California Law.
  •   Ensure accuracy in deduction amounts, including garnishments and withholding orders.
  •   Timely completion of employment verifications and requests for employee information from government agencies.
  •   Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 22
Maximum Hourly Wage: 28