Robert Half Accountemps Payroll Clerk in ATLANTA, Georgia

As a Payroll Specialist, your primary job function is to provide payroll support to clients. Responsible for processing payroll for the assigned number of facilities. This position is a non-supervisory function. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time, for any reason.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Understand and perform all phases of the payroll process

-Perform audit of payroll registers.

-Research and investigate payroll discrepancies.

-Process off-cycle and manual payroll checks, as needed.

-Assist with garnishment administration and other special payroll deductions.

-Research exceptions and employee payroll issues.

-Ensures that all internal policies and procedures are being adhered to in regards to payroll processes wage increases, commission/bonus calculations and other types of compensation issues.

-Adheres to the strict confidentiality of payroll records, pay rate information and other wage related employee issues.

-Stays abreast and aware of new laws and regulations regarding payroll and/or tax related issues.

-Perform all other business-related duties, as assigned.

-Works beyond normal working hours, weekends and holidays and on other shifts/positions as necessary.

-Sitting for extended periods of time.

-Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components.

-Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

-Physically able to participate in sessions, presentations, and meetings.

-Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with vendors, suppliers, service providers, or off-site contractors.

Education/ Experience

-Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of both education and experience.

-Prior Lawson experience required.

-At least 2 years of prior payroll experience required.

Specific Requirements

-Excellent communication and organization skills are required.

-Strong analytical skills.

-Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Outlook)

-Ability to analyze and manipulate benefits data to create reports and presentations.

-Strong process orientation.

-Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving.

-Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

-Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

-Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

-Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and the general public.

-Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all departments and employees in a team-oriented environment.

If interested please send your resume to or call (404) 846-9010.