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Payroll Administrator

at Robert Half

Pay: $22.12 to $25.96/hour
$22.12 - $25.96 / Hourly
Posted: 11/1/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 00190-9502278919
Keywords: compensation

Job Description


If you have experience with Microsoft Office and you're ready for a challenge, there is a Payroll Administrator position that might be right for you. Do you have exceptional communication and problem-solving skills? Accountemps needs a Payroll Administrator who can process payroll effectively and efficiently for one of our growing clients. If you want to join a smart team, contact us today to start advancing your career in this fast-paced environment. Based in West Phoenix area, the Payroll Administrator position is a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity.

Key responsibilities

- Protect confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

- Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll

- Payroll information management via collecting, calculating, and entering data

- Prepare for department heads relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

- Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

- Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, certify company compliance

- Reviewing and verifying source documents

- Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports

- Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies

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

- Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures

- Establish payroll liabilities after calculating all employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments

- Reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities as needed

- Other duties as assigned


- Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

- Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data

- 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

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

- Certified Payroll detail oriented designation favored

- Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

- Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

- Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

- Understanding of internal controls

- Microsoft Excel experience

- Multistate Payroll experience

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!