Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

07 Aug 2020

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

DescriptionAccountemps might have a Payroll and Benefits Administrator position that's right for you, if you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, know how to effectively problem solve, and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software. The Payroll Administrator provides a short-term temporary-to-full-time role from in. We are looking for candidates to join a forward-thinking team at an innovative company in the manufacturing industry as a Payroll Administrator. The role will involve performing all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. Do you want to become part of an enthusiastic team and thriving culture and take the right steps toward advancing your career? Don't wait—call us today.Your responsibilities in this role

Offer proper review and verification of source documents

Continue employee confidence in payroll operations by keeping sensitive information confidential

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 all payroll information questions and requests

Payroll record maintenance 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

Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities

Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll

Put together summaries of employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to calculate all payroll liabilities

Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies

Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, ensure company compliance

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

Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll records


Previous experience handling high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

3+ years of relevant experience in payroll

Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

Earlier experience working with various types of accounting software desired

Expertise in federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

Mastery of internal controls

Demonstrated knowledge of benefits administration

Proficiency in Salary Structures

Adeptness in payroll systems for 100-500 employees

General familiarity with communication

Solid understanding of benefits payroll

Multi-state payroll experience highly desired

Foundational knowledge in HRIS Payroll System

Paycom experience preferred

Certified Payroll Professional will be given preference

Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $25.65 - $29.70 / HourlyLocation: Glenwood, IADate Posted: August 6, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 02500-0011524998Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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