Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
Description If you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, know how to effectively problem solve and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Accountemps may have the Payroll Administrator position for you. Located in Lexington, Kentucky, the Payroll Administrator is a long-term temporary-to-full-time role. We are looking for candidates to join a forward-thinking team at an innovative company in the Retail industry as a Payroll Administrator. The role will involve performing all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. This position will let you become part of an enthusiastic team and thriving culture and take the right steps toward advancing your career. If you're interested, don't wait—call us today.
What you get to do every single day
Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, ensure company compliance
Draft reports by organizing all summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages
Payroll record maintenance by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers
Handle all payroll information questions and requests
Reviewing and verifying source documents
Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies
Maintaining employee confidence and protecting payroll operations by keeping information confidential
Preparing relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports for circulation to department heads
Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures
Managing payroll information by keeping proper records for collecting, calculating, and entering data
Handle other duties as necessary
Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities
Establish payroll liabilities after calculating all employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments
Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll Requirements - Journal entries experience preferred
Knowledge of Full Cycle Payroll
Deep understanding of HR Payroll System
Solid understanding of benefits payroll
Experience using accounting software
Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
Expertise with internal controls
Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
Proficient with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills
Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll
Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred
Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
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 https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.