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Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in Bakersfield, California

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. You could advance your career at this smart team in a fast-paced environment. Contact us today if you're interested. Located in Bakersfield, California, the Payroll Administrator is a long-term temporary-to-full-time role.

What you get to do every day

  • Detail all payroll liabilities by establishing employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payment

  • Review source documents with necessary verification

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

  • Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll

  • Manage payroll information requests and questions

  • Resolve payroll discrepancies via information collection and analysis

  • Report needed changes after maintaining payroll operations according to established policies and procedures

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

  • Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Enter changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers as part of managing payroll records

  • Reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities as needed

  • Handle other duties as necessary

  • Certify compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll records Requirements - HR Payroll System experience

  • Solid understanding of Certified Payroll

  • Full Cycle Payroll experience

  • Experience with Prevailing Wage

  • Command of Certified Payroll

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

  • Knowledge of internal controls

  • Earlier experience working with various types of accounting software desired

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred

  • Preference will be given to Certified Payroll detail oriented

  • Expertise in federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Well-informed in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in payroll

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, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s 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 https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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