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Robert Half Payroll Specialist in Tacoma, Washington


We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Payroll Specialist to join our dynamic finance team. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about payroll processing, compliance, and accuracy. Open to training the right fit.

Job Responsibilities:

Payroll Processing:

  • Manage end-to-end payroll processing for a diverse workforce.

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll transactions, including salary, benefits, bonuses, and other adjustments.


  • Stay current with federal, state, and local payroll tax regulations.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations related to payroll.

Record Keeping:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date payroll records.

  • Prepare and maintain employee payroll files.

Data Verification:

  • Review and verify timekeeping records for accuracy.

  • Address and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.


  • Generate payroll-related reports for management as needed.

  • Provide support for internal and external audits related to payroll.

Employee Inquiries:

  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll matters.

  • Assist employees with any payroll-related issues or concerns.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation within the payroll function.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to enhance efficiency.



  • Proficiency in payroll software and Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong understanding of payroll tax laws and regulations.

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is preferred.


  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification is a plus.

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