Robert Half Corporation Jobs

Job Information

Robert Half International Payroll Clerk in WESTPORT, Connecticut


Accountemps is looking for a candidate capable of performing duties at a growing company in the Professional Services industry as a Payroll Clerk. This role will be located in the Westport, Connecticut area. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter to work with an industry leader on a career path with growth in this challenging position. The dynamic company has an open position for a skilled candidate capable of effectively communicating with both the internal team and outside customers to join their fast-growing team. The Payroll Clerk will tackle challenges in data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. The selected Payroll Clerk candidate would be employed on a short-term temporary-to-full-time basis.

What you get to do every single day

  • Construct and run custom reports

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Correspond with employees via email and phone to garner approvals on timesheets

  • Deliver instruction/training to employees regarding the use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.

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

  • Comprise data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Administer and distribute reports as instructed


  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Prior knowledge in Payroll software

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

  • 2+ years of previous payroll experience

  • High attention to detail

  • Command of Automated Payroll

  • Ceridian Payroll System experience desired

  • Automated Payroll experience

  • bi-Monthly Payroll experience

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

    Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!

    Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Salary: $23.75 - $27.50 / Hourly

Location: WESTPORT, CT

Date Posted: December 2, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 00720-0011621899

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance