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Payroll Administrator

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description Robert Half might have a Payroll Administrator position that's right for you, if you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, know how to effectively problem solve, and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software. The Payroll Administrator opportunity will be located in Pasadena, California as a long-term contract / temporary to hire role. This forward-thinking team at an innovative company is looking for a Payroll Administrator, who will perform all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. This position will let you become part of an enthusiastic team and thriving culture and take the right steps toward advancing your career. If you're interested, don't wait-call us today.
How you will make an impact

  • Payroll information management via collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Ensure employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and confidential information

  • Continue implementation of established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations, reporting changes where necessary

  • Manage and review, including verify, source documents

  • Manage other tasks as assigned

  • Preparing relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports for circulation to department heads

  • Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities

  • Track payroll record changes by entering updates in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Facilitate company compliance according to federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Supporting all internal and external audits related to payroll

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

  • Organize and compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages in order to draft relevant reports

  • Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

  • Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information Requirements - Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data

  • Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

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

  • Previous experience using accounting software

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Time Cards experience highly desired

  • Payroll systems for 100-500 employees experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial reporting

  • Adeptness in Process Bi-weekly Payroll

  • Garnishments payroll experience

  • Knowledge of Multi-state Payroll

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred

  • Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Expertise with internal controls

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

    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.
    Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
    All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.
    - 2023 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

Keywords: Robert Half Accountemps, Pasadena , Payroll Administrator, Human Resources , Pasadena, California

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