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Robert Half International Payroll Clerk in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Accountemps has an opening for a Payroll Administrator. If you possess excellent communication and problem-solving abilities, this may be the right job for you. This opportunity ensures you will be part of a dynamic team for career growth.

Major responsibilities

  • Supporting all internal and external audits related to payroll

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

  • Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes

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

  • Collect and analyze information including resolving payroll discrepancies

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

  • Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

  • Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll records

  • Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities


  • Expertise with internal controls

  • Experience using accounting software

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Full Cycle Payroll experience desired

  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

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

  • Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Relevant experience should include 2+ years 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 for more information.

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Salary: $23.00 - $28.00 / Hourly

Location: Cambridge, MA

Date Posted: February 23, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 02180-0011713895

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance