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Robert Half International Payroll Administrator/Accounts Payable Clerk in VANCOUVER, Washington

Description Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Robert Half is looking for Payroll Administrator candidates who know how to effectively problem solve, and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Based in Vancouver, Washington, the Payroll Administrator position is a short-term contract / temporary opportunity. There is an opening for a Payroll Administrator at an innovative company, for candidates who can perform all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. There is a job opening at an enthusiastic team and thriving culture, where you can take the right steps toward advancing your career. If you're interested, don't wait—call us today.

What you get to do every single day

  • Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll

  • Handle payroll discrepancies through information collection and analysis

  • Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities

  • Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports

  • Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, ensure company compliance

  • Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

  • Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll records

  • Put together for department heads the circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

  • Take charge of all questions and requests related to payroll

  • Report needed changes after maintaining payroll operations according to established policies and procedures

  • Exercise review and verification of source documents

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned Requirements - Proficiency in payroll for under 100 employees

  • Solid understanding of Paychex Payroll

  • General familiarity with Paychex

  • Well-founded grasp of Paychex

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly desired

  • Data entry experience preferred

  • Proven knowledge of Sage Software

  • Payroll experience preferred

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation favored

  • Relevant experience should include 2+ years in payroll

  • Expertise with internal controls

  • Proficient with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Knowledgeable of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Previous experience using accounting software

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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