Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in Pedricktown, New Jersey

The strongest candidates for this Payroll Administrator position will have experience with Microsoft Office and be ready for a challenge. If you can process payroll effectively and efficiently, Accountemps is looking for a Payroll Administrator with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills. If you're looking to advance your career, contact us today about joining a smart team in a fast-paced environment. The Payroll Administrator opportunity will be located in Pedricktown, New Jersey as a short term temporary role.

What you get to do every day

  • Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data

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

  • Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll

  • Certify compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

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

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

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

  • Handle reconciliation of employee deductions and other relevant liabilities

  • Manage payroll information requests and questions

  • Promote employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and keeping information confidential

  • Perform any other duties that arise in the course of normal business operations

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

  • Perform review and verification of source documents

  • Earlier experience working with various types of accounting software desired

  • Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Knowledgeable about internal controls

  • Certified Payroll detail oriented will be given preference

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

  • Payroll systems for 100-500 employees experience desired

  • General familiarity with Kronos

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains Accounting

  • Deep understanding of manual payroll

  • Command of garnishments payroll

  • Multi-state payroll experience preferred

  • Payroll for over 500 employees experience highly desired

  • Well-founded grasp of ADP Workforce Now

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

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

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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