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Robert Half Payroll Clerk in BRIGHTON, Illinois

Description Robert Half is partnering with a growing company in the Service industry who has an opening for a Payroll Clerk in the Brighton, Illinois area who will support the Payroll department in a variety of duties. This challenging position is a great opportunity for a self-starter looking to work with an industry leader and expand their career. The company is a dynamic, fast-growing team, looking for an individual who can communicate effectively with both the internal team and outside customers. The Payroll Clerk's job duties include data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. Are you looking for a Payroll Clerk position? This opportunity may be of interest to you and is offered on a short-term contract / temporary to full-time basis.

Your responsibilities

  • Construct and run custom reports

  • Administer instruction/training to employees regarding the use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

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

  • Distribute and administer reports as instructed

  • Conduct clerical duties such as filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc

  • Collect and enter data into spreadsheets and the payroll system Requirements - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Payroll Tax experience desired

  • Payroll tax experience highly desired

  • Command of Payroll Tax Reporting

  • Payroll Tax Returns experience

  • Strong familiarity with Payroll Tax Deposits

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

  • Previous payroll experience

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Efficient in Payroll software

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