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Robert Half Payroll Accountant in New Brighton, Minnesota


We are in search of a diligent and experienced Payroll Accountant to join our team in New Brighton, Minnesota. This role involves a focus on payroll support and testing, with potential training in additional responsibilities over time. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of how payroll ties to the GL and will assist in setting up new hires in payroll.


• Focus on Payroll Administrative Support Services at a corporate level, supporting all companies

• Assist in the transition to Ceridian for payroll, which involves a significant amount of testing

• Assist in setting up new hires in payroll, a process that is time-consuming but necessary

• Understand and manage payroll tax filing, reporting, and reconciliation

• Participate in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes

• Manage liability accounts, positive pay files, child support, etc.

• Use software such as Ceridian and MS Dynamics AX for HRIS implementation and system integration testing

• Assist in the implementation of software and system integration testing.


• Candidate must possess knowledge and experience in Ceridian software.

• Applicant should have a strong background in HRIS Implementation.

• A degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience in accounting is required.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced service industry environment.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Strong ability to manage multiple tasks and pay attention to details.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Proficient in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel.

• Knowledge of general accounting procedures.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive and tactful manner.

• Adhere to all local, state, and federal laws and regulations in relation to accounting and financial reporting.

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