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Payroll Administrator

Company: Robert Half
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

To be a good fit for this Payroll Administrator position, you should have experience with Microsoft Office and be ready for a challenge. Accountemps is looking for a Payroll Administrator with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills who can process payroll effectively and efficiently. Contact us today about joining a smart team in a fast-paced environment if you're looking to advance your career. The Payroll Administrator position is a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity based out of Seattle, Washington.

Apply today! Contact Talent Manager Weina Shangguan at 206-749-9161.

Your responsibilities in this role

* Handle other duties as necessary * Collect and analyze information including resolving payroll discrepancies * Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll * Reconciling of employee deductions and other liabilities * Report needed changes after maintaining payroll operations according to established policies and procedures * Manage and review, including verify, source documents * Maintaining payroll information by 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 * Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports * Enter changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers as part of managing payroll records * Answer questions and requests related to payroll information * Execute relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports to circulate amongst department heads * Continue employee confidence in payroll operations by keeping sensitive information confidential * Facilitate company compliance according to federal and state regulations and guidelines * Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements * Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll * Excellent data entry skills * Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred * Previous experience using accounting software * Knowledgeable of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen * Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" * Expertise with internal controls * Experience with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills * Microsoft Excel experience preferred * Payroll experience desired * Proven knowledge of Payroll Tax * Employment Verifications experience * Deep understanding of Prevailing Wage * Multistate Payroll experience required

Apply today! Contact Talent Manager Weina Shangguan at 206-749-9161.

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, youre working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNEs Most Admired Companies every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes inaugural list of Americas Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking Apply Now, youre agreeing to Robert Halfs Terms of Use ( ).

Keywords: Robert Half, Seattle , Payroll Administrator, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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