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  • Seattle, WA 98134
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  • Phone: 206-749-4009
  • Phone:: 206-749-3973

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Payroll Specialist

Robert Half Finance & Accounting • Seattle, WA

Posted 5 days ago

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Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services
Accounting, Finance

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Job Description

Ref ID: 04410-0010948248

Classification: Payroll Clerk

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half Finance is working with a reputable company to find an efficient Payroll Specialist to join their dynamic team. This Payroll Specialist position is ideal for individuals seeking a challenging position with a prominent industry leader and a strong career growth opportunity. Based in the Seattle, Washington area, this full-time position is a great opportunity. Salary: DOE Responsibilities: -Own commissions calculations and semi-monthly payroll processing -Manage bonus accruals, signing bonus tracking and referral bonus payouts -Participate in monthly/quarterly closing procedures such as accruals, account rollovers/reconciliations, and other miscellaneous journal entries for the company -Assist with audit preparation- including 401K, Federal, multi-State, and local tax authorities -Perform other accounting, financial or administrative tasks as required -Ensure all records are maintained in accordance with GAAP -Resolve assigned discrepancies and irregularities -Prepare journal entries for adjustments as needed Qualifications: -Minimum two years payroll experience required -College undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or business administration required -Experience with ADP WORKFORCE required -Intermediate skills in Excel required (pivot tables, vlookup, if-then formulas) -Overall knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and IRS wage regulations required -Ability to work independently, under tight deadlines at times, and in a professional manner. -Strong written and verbal communication skills -Flexible in nature, exceptional multi-tasker, and extraordinary attention to detail Contact Information: Ariel Janikowski, 206-749-0960,

Job Requirements

- Prior Payroll software experience preferred - Skillful in learning new processes and systems - Previous payroll experience - Strong organization skills - Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company - Microsoft Excel experience - Be detailed, flexible, and organized

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888-490-5461 for additional information.

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