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Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in LITTLE FERRY, New Jersey


The strongest candidates for this Payroll Administrator position will have experience with Microsoft Office and be ready for a challenge. If you have dynamic communication and problem-solving skills, Accountemps is looking for a Payroll Administrator who can process payroll effectively and efficiently. If you want to join a smart team, contact us today to start advancing your career in this fast-paced environment. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in Little Ferry, New Jersey and is a long-term temporary-to-full-time role.

Major responsibilities

  • Reviewing and verifying source documents

  • Supporting all internal and external audits related to payroll

  • Organize and compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages in order to draft relevant reports

  • Manage employee deductions and other liabilities

  • Managing payroll information by keeping proper records for collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, certify company compliance

  • Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Put together for department heads the circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

  • Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes

  • Detail all payroll liabilities by establishing employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payment

  • Ensure employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and confidential information

  • Handle payroll discrepancies through information collection and analysis

  • Manage payroll information requests and questions

  • Perform any other duties that arise in the course of normal business operations


  • Capable of managing high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation favored

  • Relevant experience should include 2+ years in payroll

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Full Cycle Payroll

  • Excel Formulas experience preferred

  • Benefits administration experience

  • Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Experience using accounting software

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Mastery of internal controls

  • Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $23.75 - $27.50 / Hourly


Date Posted: November 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 03570-0011621473

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance