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Payroll Administrator

at Robert Half

Pay: $20.90 to $24.20/hour
$20.90 - $24.20/hr
Posted: 4/13/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 00216-0010929089
Keywords: compensation

Job Description

The strongest candidates for this Payroll Administrator position will have experience with Microsoft Office and be ready for a challenge. If you're looking for work as a Payroll Administrator, Accountemps is looking for candidates with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills who can process payroll effectively and efficiently. If you want to join a smart team, contact us today to start advancing your career in this fast-paced environment. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in Apache Junction, Arizona and is a long-term temporary role.

How you will make an impact

- Maintain all updates of payroll records by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

- Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

- Continue implementation of established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations, reporting changes where necessary

- Offer proper review and verification of source documents

- Perform other tasks as necessary

- Organize and compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages in order to draft relevant reports

- Handle specific weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for department heads

- Managing payroll information by keeping proper records for collecting, calculating, and entering data

- Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities

- Provide assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll

- Protect confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

- Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

- Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

- Answer questions and requests related to payroll information
- Prior experience working with accounting software

- Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll

- Knowledgeable of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

- Understanding of internal controls

- Prior experience working with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

- Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

- Excellent data entry skills

- Certified Payroll Professional will be given preference

- Payroll management experience preferred

- Comprehensive knowledge of payroll for over 500 employees

- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

Application Instructions

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