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Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in Morgan Hill, California


The strongest candidates for this Payroll Administrator position will have experience with Microsoft Office and be ready for a challenge. Accountemps is looking for candidates with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills who can process payroll effectively and efficiently, for a Payroll Administrator opportunity. Contact us today about joining a smart team in a fast-paced environment if you're looking to advance your career. Located in Morgan Hill, California, the Payroll Administrator is a long-term temporary role.

What you get to do every day

  • Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll

  • Prepare for department heads relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

  • Payroll information management via collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Manage employee deductions and other liabilities

  • Compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages as part of report preparation

  • Reviewing and verifying source documents

  • Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Maintaining employee confidence and protecting payroll operations by keeping information confidential

  • Certify compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Enter changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers as part of managing payroll records

  • Continue implementation of established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations, reporting changes where necessary

  • Calculate employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to determine payroll liabilities

  • Manage payroll information requests and questions

  • Manage other tasks as assigned


  • Preference will be given to Certified Payroll Professional

  • Relevant experience should include 2+ years in payroll

  • Solid understanding of ADP Online

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

  • Experience with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Previous experience using accounting software

  • Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Expertise in federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

  • Mastery of internal controls

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 for more information.

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Salary: $26.13 - $30.25 / Hourly

Location: Morgan Hill, CA

Date Posted: January 13, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00420-0011667487

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance