Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in PERTH AMBOY, New Jersey
Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Accountemps is looking for Payroll Administrator candidates who know how to effectively problem solve, and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Based in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, the Payroll Administrator position is a short-term temporary opportunity. There is an opening for a Payroll Administrator at an innovative company in the Metal Fabrication industry, for candidates who can perform all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. There is a job opening at an enthusiastic team and thriving culture, where you can take the right steps toward advancing your career. If you're interested, don't wait—call us today.
How you will make an impact
Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities
Follow established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations and report changes as necessary
Calculate employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to determine payroll liabilities
Certify compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines
Manage other tasks as assigned
Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
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
Draft reports by organizing all summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages
Track payroll record changes by entering updates in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers
Answer questions and requests related to payroll information
Supporting all internal and external audits related to payroll
Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data
Manage and review, including verify, source documents
Understanding of internal controls
Previous experience using accounting software
Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll
General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred
Preference will be given to Certified Payroll Professional
Paycom experience required
Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required
Experience with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.
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.
Salary: $23.75 - $27.50 / Hourly
Location: PERTH AMBOY, NJ
Date Posted: February 8, 2021
Employment Type: Temporary
Job Reference: 02720-0011697928
Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance