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Robert Half Payroll Administrator in LaPorte, Texas


An industry leader is in need of a Payroll Administrator to fill a challenging role that provides a strong career growth opportunity. A Payroll Administrator position has opened up with a client of Robert Half in the Transport industry. You will succeed in this role if you have the ability to communicate effectively and deliver strong internal customer service while working in a deadline-driven environment. You will contribute to the timely and accurate payroll production for employees as the Payroll Administrator. Act now and submit an application today! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Laporte, Texas area.

Our client a growing company locate in La Porte, TX is seeking a Payroll Specialist. The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the Full Cycle Payroll of 560 employees on a bi-weekly multi-state basis. The Payroll Specialist must have 3+ years experience processing payroll, reconciliations, multi-state, and must be tech savvy. This is a direct hire opportunity paying up to 95K plus benefits working 100% in office.

Major responsibilities

  • Operate regular payroll reporting as required and assist with financial audits related to pay records and associated general ledger

  • Check data entered by others in the payroll software to include, but not limited to salary/wage increases, benefit deductions, employee termination dates, and employee leaves of absence under FMLA or other unpaid leave

  • Study fringe benefit reporting, pay practices related to FLSA, and other payroll areas to determine how those practices apply to advise management

  • Agree to current payroll tax requirements and relevant laws associated with the processing of employee wage data, including payroll taxes, employee federal and state income and social security taxes and other required reporting

  • Prepare systems and protocols to direct the collection, calculation and entering of pay data

  • Be of help to staff with PTO accruals, wage deductions, fringe benefits, general questions related to payroll, and other pay related issues

  • Confirm timely processing of payroll in accordance with labor regulations and standard accounting principles

  • Join forces Information Technology, Human Resources, and other internal business partners to ensure security protocols for pay systems

  • Direct quarterly and year-end payroll reports

  • Handle voluntary deductions, as well as wage garnishments, pay levies, and other involuntary court-ordered payments in a timely manner, including reporting to the necessary authorities

    Requirements - Adeptness in Process Bi-weekly Payroll

  • Full Cycle Payroll experience

  • Payroll for over 500 employees experience preferred

  • Deep understanding of in-house payroll

  • Experience with Payroll Taxes

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Reconcile Payroll

  • Command of Multi-state Payroll

    • Imperative to have skills in an HRIS system and high proficiency with spreadsheets

    • Prior practice in various withholdings, garnishments, and processing liens

  • 3+ years of payroll experience

    • CPP or FPC preferred

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