Robert Half International Payroll Clerk in Ames, Iowa

Accountemps is sourcing for Payroll Clerk opportunities, in the metro area, with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills who can process payroll effectively and efficiently. If you want to join a smart team in a fast-paced environment, contact us today to start advancing your career. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in West Des Moines, Iowa and is a short term temporary-to-fulltime role.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Produce reports after compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

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

  • Handle specific weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for department heads

  • Handle reconciliation of employee deductions and other relevant liabilities

  • Take charge of all questions and requests related to payroll

  • Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Offer proper review and verification of source documents

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

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

  • Maintain all updates of payroll records by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Supporting all internal and external audits related to payroll

  • Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Strong familiarity with garnishments payroll

  • Payroll systems for 100-500 employees experience preferred

  • Payroll experience desired

  • Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Excellent data entry 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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