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Robert Half International Payroll Clerk in Cannon City, Minnesota


A well-known client of Accountemps is currently looking for a Payroll Clerk who is excited about coming in to provide assistant to their team. This position will call for a variety of duties, including, training employees on payroll, data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. To be an effective part of this dynamic, fast-growing team, a candidate will need to communicate effectively with both internal team members and outside customers. This Payroll Clerk opportunity is based in the South Minnesota area and is a short-term temporary 8 week employment role.


  • Training employees for the first 4 payroll weeks

  • Processing payroll from about 100-150 employees bi-weekly

  • Managing and processing workers compensation and unemployment claims

  • Build a system of administering and distributing reports

  • Contact employees via email and phone to obtain timesheet approvals

  • Update data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Construct and run custom reports

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

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

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


  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing

  • 1+ years of prior payroll experience

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Adeptness in workers compensation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Paychex software

  • Full Cycle Payroll experience

  • Strong organization skills

  • Payroll software experience recommended

  • Outstanding data entry skills

If you are interested please send your resume to Madison Carey at and call to go over further details at 952-882-9919.

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Salary: $23.00 - $25.00 / Hourly

Location: Cannon City, MN

Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02360-0011591572

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance