• Payroll Specialist

    Location US-CA-Pasadena
    Job ID
    Human Resources
    Position Type
  • Overview

    For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees’ potential for career advancement.


    Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $37.7 billion, we’re ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.


    We are currently seeking a Payroll Specialist. The payroll specialist will compile and maintain payroll and personnel records.



    • Review time sheets and audit for accuracy, identifying any issues and resolving issues with appropriate managers. Review time adjustments e.g. sick or vacation against available accrual to ensure proper record keeping and input all adjustments
    • Review benefit deductions as they are elected e.g. deferred comp, 401k, health and welfare
    • Input one time payments e.g. bonus, vacation cash out, stock refund, referral fees, commission. Calculate and any retro adjustments and revised overtime basis for one time payments
    • Audit work of partner and resolve any issues prior to release to supervisor. Review all registers for accuracy
    • Manage files for time sheets including payroll date stamp and archiving
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • High Schol Diploma required
    • 1 year experience in payroll/admin required
    • Each team member must have knowledge of BSA/AML/OFAC Laws/Regulations, understand how these obligations relate to his/her role, and comply with these laws and regulations
    • Basic knowledge of payroll
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
    • Good verbal and written communication


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