Robert Half Corporation Jobs

Job Information

Robert Half Payroll Clerk in Bakersfield, California


Robert Half is hiring a Payroll Clerk for one of our clients in the Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance industry—if you want to join a dynamic, fast-growing team, you are encouraged to apply! In this role, you will support the Payroll department in a variety of duties, including data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to effectively interact with both the internal team and outside customers. An influential company is looking for a candidate that enjoys being challenged to join their team as a Payroll Clerk, which offers plenty of career growth opportunity. Based in the Bakersfield, California area, this Payroll Clerk position is a great opportunity for candidates seeking long-term contract employment.

How you will make an impact

  • Build and run custom reports

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Fill in data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Supply the organization with instructions/training regarding the use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.

  • Perform basic clerical duties such as filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc

  • Compile a system of administering and distributing reports

  • Correspond with employees via email and phone to garner approvals on timesheets

    Requirements - Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Skilled in Payroll software

  • Strong organization skills with a sense of urgency and capable of prioritizing multiple tasks

  • 1+ years of previous payroll experience

  • Eagerness to master new systems

  • Experience with high volume data entry

  • Administrative Assistance experience

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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 for more information.

© 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ( .