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Payroll Administrator

Accountemps Ames, IA Seasonal/Temp
$19.00 - $25.00 / hour
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Ref ID: 01500-0011262968

Classification: Payroll Administrator

Compensation: $19.00 to $25.00 hourly

If you have experience with Microsoft Office and you're ready for a challenge, this Payroll Administrator job might be for you. If you want to work in the Service industry, and have dynamic communication and problem-solving skills, Accountemps is looking for a Payroll Administrator who can process payroll effectively and efficiently. If you want to join a smart team, contact us today to start advancing your career in this fast-paced environment. The Payroll Administrator opportunity will be located in Ames, Iowa as a long-term temporary role. What you get to do every single day - Draft reports by organizing all summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages - Exercise review and verification of source documents - Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities - Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data - Handle payroll record updates by keeping changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers - Draft relevant year-end reports, as well as weekly, monthly, and quarterly ones, for department heads - Perform other tasks as necessary - Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information - Calculate employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to determine payroll liabilities - Provide assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll - Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes - Maintaining employee confidence and protecting payroll operations by keeping information confidential - Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, certify company compliance - Manage payroll information requests and questions
- Prior experience working with accounting software - Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen - Knowledge of internal controls - Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required - Previous experience handling high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc. - Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills - 2+ years of strong payroll experience - ADP Financial Services experience highly desired - Foundational knowledge in workday - Knowledge of journal entries - International Payroll experience desired - Deep understanding of month end closings - Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements - Dependability in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills in particular - Meet and uphold Certified Payroll Professional criteria

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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