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Robert Half SR. Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas


Robert Half Finance is looking for an efficient, reliable Payroll Clerk to become part of a team at a premier Oil & Gas - Pipeline firm. In this role, you will be expected to support the Payroll department in a variety of duties, including data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. You should be able to successfully communicate with both the internal team and outside customers. If you want a challenging position with an industry leader and strong career growth opportunity, this Payroll Clerk role may be for you! This vacancy is based in the Houston, Texas area and is a full-time opportunity.

Our client a growing Oil and Gas firm located in Downtown Houston, TX is seeking a SR. Payroll Specialist. The SR. Payroll Specialist must have 5+ Years Processing Full Cycle Multi-State Payroll, Tax knowledge, Laws and Regulations, and a Bachelor's degree. A CPP and Union experience would be a huge plus. This is a full time opportunity 100% in office paying up to 80K plus benefits.

How you will make an impact

  • Produce and run custom reports

  • Obtain timesheet approvals by contacting employees via email and phone

  • Administer and distribute reports as instructed

  • Maintain payroll operations by training/instructing employees in the proper use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.

  • Carry out other duties as assigned

  • Provide clerical support by filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc.

  • Fill in data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

    Requirements - Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data

  • Skilled in Payroll software

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Experience with Payroll Law

  • Union payroll experience preferred

  • Multi-state payroll experience

  • Full Cycle Payroll experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)

  • Well-founded grasp of payroll for over 500 employees

  • Proven knowledge of Payroll Tax

  • 5+ years of previous payroll experience

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