Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in Syracuse, New York
Chris Preble from the Syracuse, Robert Half Finance and Accounting office, is partnering with our client to staff a Payroll Administrator role. The Payroll Administrator will contribute to the production of accurate and timely payroll for employees. 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. We have a challenging role available with an industry leader for qualified Payroll Administrators who are seeking a career growth opportunity. This full-time employment opportunity is based in Syracuse, New York.
Perform review of 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
Expand systems and protocols to direct the collection, calculation and entering of pay data
Establish timely processing of payroll in accordance with labor regulations and standard accounting principles
Examine payroll areas, fringe benefit reporting, and pay practices related to FLSA to determine how those practices apply to advise management
Direct quarterly and year-end payroll reports
Supervise 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
Team up with Human Resources, Information Technology, and other internal business partners to ensure security protocols for pay systems
Assist staff with general questions related to payroll, PTO accruals, wage deductions, fringe benefits and other pay related issues
Guide regular payroll reporting as required and assist with financial audits related to pay records and associated general ledger
Abide with 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
Experience processing liens, garnishments, and various withholdings
3+ years of payroll experience
Comprehensive knowledge of Excel Formulas
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