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Robert Half Payroll Specialist in PORTLAND, Oregon


Charlie Gilmur with Robert Half is actively recruiting Payroll Clerks. If you have an interest in utilizing your communication skills while growing your career, this role may be for you. Our client's Payroll department is in need of a Payroll Clerk who will thrive in the position. Based in the Portland, Oregon area, this position would be needed on a permanent basis. Entering data, reconciling timecards, distributing paychecks, and providing statements to various departments are among the duties of the position. To collaborate with the internal team and outside customers, you need to be highly adept at communication.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain payroll operations by training/instructing employees in the proper use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.

  • Organize data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Make reports easily accessible by administer/saving them as instructed

  • Generate and run custom reports

  • Obtain timesheet approvals by contacting employees via email and phone

  • Ensure efficient operation of the department by performing clerical duties such as filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc.

  • Complete other duties as assigned

Please contact Charlie Gilmur with Robert Half to review this position. Job Order: 03600-0012362133

Requirements - Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Eagerness to master new systems

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • Knowledgeable in Payroll software

  • Command of HRIS Payroll System

  • ADP Workforce Now experience desired

  • Full Cycle Payroll experience

  • Multistate Payroll experience highly desired

  • Multi-state payroll experience preferred

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Previous payroll experience

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