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Robert Half International Payroll Specialist II in Plano, Texas


Payroll Specialist II – Fortune 500 Company – 6 Month Contract to start. Benefits available.

Must have these strengths for consideration

2-4 years Payroll experience/High level of Excel Capability (formulas, v look up, pivot tables/Kronos Timekeeping or Ultimate software or experience.

Understanding of payroll as a service (payroll service or business process outsource work) --> (Companies like Insperity, One source Virtual)

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred. American Payroll Association certifications. Fundamental payroll experience. Not required but preferred.

The Main function of a payroll specialist is to assist in payroll accounting and reporting, including stop payments and transactions. payroll . Responsible for ensuring the payroll processing is compliant with all Federal and State Laws.

Prepare and submit paper payroll checks for employees who do not have direct deposit

Collect banking information for direct deposit setup and initiate deposits on paydays

Familiarize yourself and keep current with the taxation of salaries, benefits and other factors

Process and monitor garnishment orders and other issues that impact payroll specifications

Maintain and document all payroll records

Conduct semi-annual audits of all payroll records

Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports

Reconcile general ledger with regard to payroll transactions

Detect and process issues related to uncollected payroll

Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns



Microsoft office, Word, Excel, Pivot Tables, VLOOK-UP, and Kronos.

Excellent organization and mathematical skills

Familiarity with Windows-based computer programs a must

Experience with payroll processing and wage attachment


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Salary: $22.50 - $27.25 / Hourly

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: September 14, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04850-9502686229

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance