Robert Half Payroll Administrator in Watsonville, CA, California
Description There is a Payroll Administrator role at Accountemps, for candidates with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. This might be the right opportunity for your career if you can handle a dynamic work environment that requires strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities. Belonging to a dedicated and dynamic team, this opportunity is an excellent chance for career growth. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in Watsonville, Ca, California and is a long-term temporary role.
Manage employee deductions and other liabilities
Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities
Resolve payroll discrepancies via information collection and analysis
Preparing reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages
Ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines
Draft relevant year-end reports, as well as weekly, monthly, and quarterly ones, for department heads
Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence
Reviewing and verifying source documents
Supporting all internal and external audits related to payroll
Miscellaneous duties as assigned
Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data
Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures
Maintain all updates of payroll records by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers
Answer questions and requests related to payroll information Requirements - Proficient with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.
HR Payroll System experience preferred
Strong familiarity with Full Cycle Payroll
Comprehensive knowledge of benefits payroll
bi-Monthly Payroll experience required
Well-informed in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
2+ years of strong payroll experience
Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required
Prior experience working with accounting software
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills
Preference will be given to Certified Payroll Professional
Knowledge of internal controls
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