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Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in Boston, Massachusetts


Accountemps is looking for candidates interested in a Payroll Administrator position. If you want to work in the Professional Services industry, and have dynamic communication and problem-solving skills, Accountemps is looking for a Payroll Administrator 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. The Payroll Administrator position is a long-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity.

Key responsibilities

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

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

  • Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

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

  • Handle all payroll information questions and requests

  • Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities

  • Put together summaries of employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to calculate all payroll liabilities

  • Preparing reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

  • Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Provide assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll


  • Dependability in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills in particular

  • Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Previous experience handling high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation favored

  • Prior experience using accounting software

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Paychex

  • Knowledge of internal controls

  • Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

  • 2+ years of strong payroll experience

  • Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

If you have the relevant experience and are interested in the position, please send an updated copy of your resume, today, to!

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Salary: $27.00 - $32.00 / Hourly

Location: Boston, MA

Date Posted: November 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 02100-0011621455

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance