Payroll Clerk

Finance & Accounting Santa Barbara, California


Hi, We’re AppFolio.

We’re innovators, changemakers, and collaborators. We’re more than just a software company — we’re a cloud-based powerhouse that creates products to make our customers’ lives easier. We’re revolutionizing the way people do business, and we want your ideas, your enthusiasm, and your passion to help us keep on innovating.

We love where we work, and you can, too.

We are seeking to hire a Payroll Clerk to grow our existing team who has a strong sense of ownership, excellent analytical skills and possesses experience working in a fast-paced environment. The Payroll Clerk will help deliver timely and accurate payroll close cycles and proactively look for areas of improvement.   

What You’ll Do

  • Review and process biweekly payroll information
  • Review and process Time and Attendance, including partnering with managers and employees to ensure completeness.
  • Process benefit deductions
  • Prepare quick calculations in ADP and manual checks as required
  • Process new hires and terminations
  • Partner with HR to ensure employee data completeness and accuracy
  • Answer payroll and PTO related questions for employees and maintain the Payroll inbox
  • Process garnishment, lien, support orders
  • Prepare Payroll Backup files, including retro and prorated calculations
  • Ensure the completion of assigned tasks in line with established deadline
  • Participate in special projects and prepare ad hoc reports as required


  • BA/BS degree
  • 1-2 years experience in a Payroll function
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills (both written & oral)
  • Experience in ADP preferred
  • Team player and capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Excel skills

Our Story

AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) was founded in 2006 with the mission to revolutionize vertical industry businesses by providing great software and service. Our easy-to-use, cloud-based software helps our customers more effectively market, manage, and grow their businesses.

To find out more about what AppFolio has to offer, check out

Statement of Equal Opportunity

At AppFolio, we value diversity in backgrounds and perspectives and depend on it to drive our innovative culture. That’s why we’re a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe that our products, our teams, and our business are stronger because of it. This means that no matter what race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status, you’re always welcome at AppFolio.