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Robert Half Payroll Administrator in Amherst, New Hampshire


Robert Half requires a Payroll Administrator for payroll processing and demands proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. To those with adept communication skills and clever problem-solving capabilities, you will find this to be the perfect opportunity for you. Belonging to a dedicated and dynamic team, this opportunity is an excellent chance for career growth. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in Amherst, New Hampshire and is a long-term contract role.

What you get to do every day

  • Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll

  • Reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities as needed

  • Offer proper review and verification of source documents

  • Continue employee confidence in payroll operations by keeping sensitive information confidential

  • Manage payroll information requests and questions

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

  • Determining payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments

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

  • Handle payroll discrepancies through information collection and analysis

  • Put together for department heads the circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

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

  • Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, ensure company compliance

  • Payroll information management via collecting, calculating, and entering data

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


  • Expertise with internal controls

  • Prior experience using accounting software

  • Prior experience working with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Expertise in federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll

  • Paylocity experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Solid understanding of payroll

  • Human Resources (HR) Administration experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

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