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Payroll Specialist 


Cambridge Management, Inc. specializes in the management of quality affordable housing communities. We currently manage more than 15,900 apartment homes in California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington. We attribute our success to the skill, versatility, and integrity of our front-line staff. If you'd like to join a growing company where opportunities abound for talented individuals- apply today!

The Payroll Specialist will process semi-monthly payrolls for both exempt and non-exempt employees in a multi-state environment. The payroll includes as many as 500+ employees.

Why work for us:

Our benefits package offers Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K with employer match, Life Insurance, Long-Term disability, PTO includes 8 paid holidays, paid vacation/sick leave. We also offer bonus potential and encourage employee growth opportunities.


  • Preparation and processing of semi-monthly payroll for over 400 employees in 8 states; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports – including vacation and sick time
  • Process federal and state payroll tax deposits and returns
  • Process payment of employee benefits – medical, dental, HSA, 401(k), etc.
  • Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization
  • Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and superiors
  • Knowledge wage and hour law compliance
  • Review and assist in the distribution of W-2's
  • Prepare reports for upper management and finance department
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, accounting and other departments to ensure proper flow/maintenance of employee data.
Position Requirements


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Degree in Accounting, Business or relevant field is a plus
  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ full cycle experience in payroll. Multi-state experience is a plus
  • Proven background in accounting –understanding of accounting fundamentals and demonstrated knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Proficient in MS Office and knowledge of relevant software and databases
  • Ability to handle confidential information in an appropriate manner
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Ascentis, or any other HRIS programs is a plus
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Cambridge Management Corporate Office - Tacoma  
Sign on bonus eligible  
EOE Statement We are committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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