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Robert Half Payroll Administrator in PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania


Robert Half is looking for a Payroll Administrator with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills who can process payroll effectively and efficiently for a specialized company located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As the Payroll Administrator you will perform all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. If you are looking to advance your career and want to work in a fast-paced environment, then click the apply button today and become an integral part of this innovative team. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Half at 215-568-4580!

As a Payroll Administrator Your Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Manage payroll information requests and questions

  • Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies

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

  • Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll

  • Manage other tasks as assigned

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

  • Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

  • Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures

  • Perform review and verification of source documents

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

  • Produce reports after compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

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

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

  • Facilitate company compliance according to federal and state regulations and guidelines

If you have any questions, please contact Robert Half at 215-568-4580!


The ideal Payroll Administrator candidate will have:

  • Relevant experience should include 2+ years in payroll

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred

  • Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

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

  • Previous experience using accounting software

  • Multistate Payroll experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of Workday Payroll

  • Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

  • Knowledge of internal controls

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

If you have any questions, please contact Robert Half at 215-568-4580!

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