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Robert Half Payroll Specialist in Portland, Oregon


Robert Half Contract Finance and Accounting is looking for a Payroll Specialist to temporarily support a client in NE Portland.


Checking timesheets for accuracy

Entering data into databases and spreadsheets

Handling direct deposit requests and data

Processing paper checks for distribution

Acquiring all necessary signatures to distribute payroll

Processing wage garnishments

Making adjustments in pay for raises, bonuses and commission


Proven experience as payroll specialist or payroll manager

Payroll software proficiency

Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (V-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)

Experience with garnishments and reconciliations

High attention to detail

Good multitasking abilities

Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices

High school diploma or equivalent; BSc/BA in business, accounting or relevant field is a plus

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