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Robert Half Payroll Clerk in ROCHESTER, New York


A well-known company is seeking a Payroll Clerk to fill a challenging position. A innovative company in the Manufacturing industry has partnered with Robert Half to find a Payroll Clerk that is eager to join their team. This position will call for a variety of duties, including data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. To be an effective part of this dynamic, fast-growing team, the ideal candidate will be capable of effectively communicating with both internal team members and outside customers. This Payroll Clerk opportunity is based in the Rochester, New York area and is a long-term contract / temporary employment role.

Key responsibilities

  • Build a system of administering and distributing reports

  • Communicate with organization employees via a variety of channels to obtain approvals of timesheets

  • Build and run custom reports

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Organize data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc

  • Supply the organization with instructions/training regarding the use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc

    Requirements - Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Experience with Approved Timesheets

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Approved Timesheets experience

  • Adeptness in Ad Hoc Reporting

  • ADP Financial Services experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of payroll

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Prior Payroll software experience preferred

  • Previous payroll experience

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

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