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Robert Half International Payroll Clerk in COLUMBUS, Ohio


Accountemps is seeking a Payroll Clerk, who will have the opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing team! The tasks in this role will include supporting the Payroll department in a variety of duties, including data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. This position would suit an individual with excellent communication skills who will be expected to effectively interact between teams, such as the internal team and outside customers. A progressive and influential company is seeking a candidate for a Payroll Clerk opening. This challenging position offers plenty of career growth. If you're looking for long-term temporary employment, then you may want to consider this Payroll Clerk opening in the Columbus, Ohio area.

Key responsibilities

  • Build and run custom reports

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

  • Build a system of administering and distributing reports

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

  • Communicate with organization employees via a variety of channels to obtain approvals of timesheets

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Fill in data into spreadsheets and the payroll system


  • Skilled in Payroll software

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Eagerness to master new systems

  • 2+ years of previous payroll experience

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Office

  • Comprehensive knowledge of navigating basic office equipment and protocols

  • Knowledge of data entry

  • Payroll for under 100 employees experience

  • Foundational knowledge in payroll

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

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.

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Salary: $15.20 - $17.60 / Hourly

Location: COLUMBUS, OH

Date Posted: February 23, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 03350-0011714044

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance