Payroll Tax Administrator

Payroll Tax Administrator

07 Aug 2020

Payroll Tax Administrator

DescriptionAccountemps requires a Payroll Administrator to process payroll with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. This position might be the one for you if you possess dynamic and strong communication skills and problem-solving capabilities. This dedicated and passionate team is your next step for a career growth opportunity. The Payroll Administrator provides a long-term temporary role from its Saint Louis, Missouri location.Your responsibilities

Handle reconciliation of employee deductions and other relevant liabilities

Exercise of proper data management by collecting, calculating, and entering payroll data

Report changes where necessary after maintaining payroll operations via company policies and procedures

Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

Track payroll record changes by entering updates in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

Perform other tasks as necessary

Execute relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports to circulate amongst department heads

Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

Review source documents with necessary verification

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

Facilitate company compliance according to federal and state regulations and guidelines

Collect and analyze information including resolving payroll discrepancies

Compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages as part of report preparation

Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll


Proficient with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

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

Understanding of internal controls

Expertise in Microsoft Excel

Well-founded grasp of payroll for over 500 employees

Practical knowledge of Payroll Tax Deposits

Garnishments payroll experience highly desired

Hands-on experience with IRS W-4 Forms

Earlier work involving Payroll Taxes

Experience with IRS W-2 Forms

Wide ranging experience with Payroll Tax Returns

Solid understanding of Excel VBA

Comprehension of IRS Tax

Good understanding of payroll taxes

Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

Deep understanding of Multi-state Payroll

General familiarity with Payroll Tax

Skills in IRS

Command of Local Payroll Tax

Proven knowledge of multi-state payroll

Previous experience working with Year-end Payroll

Payroll experience

Prior experience with Excel Formulas

Quality experience with Payroll Tax Reporting

Full Cycle Payroll experience

Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll

Preference will be given to Certified Payroll Professional

Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

Prior experience using accounting software

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: $20.00 - $25.00 / HourlyLocation: SAINT LOUIS, MODate Posted: August 6, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 02423-0011524636Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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