Robert Half Payroll Specialist in Reston, Virginia
Description A company in the Defense Software industry has partnered with Robert Half to find their next Payroll Administrator. The Payroll Administrator ensures payroll production for employees is timely and accurate. For this role, it is crucial to have the ability to communicate effectively and deliver strong internal customer service while working in a deadline-driven environment. An industry leader is in need of a Payroll Administrator to fill a challenging role that provides a strong career growth opportunity. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Reston, Virginia area. Apply today and learn more about this exciting role.
What you get to do every day
Examine payroll areas, fringe benefit reporting, and pay practices related to FLSA to determine how those practices apply to advise management
Give support to staff with general questions related to payroll, PTO accruals, wage deductions, fringe benefits and other pay related issues
Direct voluntary deductions, as well as wage garnishments, pay levies, and other involuntary court-ordered payments in a timely manner, including reporting to the necessary authorities
Establish systems and protocols to direct the collection, calculation and entering of pay data
Scan data entered by others in the payroll software to include, but not limited to salary/wage increases, benefit deductions, employee termination dates, and employee leaves of absence under FMLA or other unpaid leave
Work in partnership Information Technology, Human Resources, and other internal business partners to ensure security protocols for pay systems
Administer quarterly and year-end payroll reports
Meet current payroll tax requirements and relevant laws associated with the processing of employee wage data, including payroll taxes, employee federal and state income and social security taxes and other required reporting
Arrange timely processing of payroll in accordance with labor regulations and standard accounting principles
Execute regular payroll reporting as required and assist with financial audits related to pay records and associated general ledger Requirements - 3+ years of payroll experience
- FPC or CPP will be advantageousr
Multistate Payroll experience preferred
Solid understanding of Kronos Timekeeping System
Proficiency in Payroll Taxes
Experience working with an HRIS system and high proficiency with spreadsheets is required
Understanding of processing liens, garnishments, and various withholdings
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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.