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Payroll Administrator at Robert Half

Payroll Administrator

Robert Half Atlanta, GA Contractor
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Ref ID: 00900-0011908720

Classification: Payroll Administrator

Compensation: $24.00 to $24.00 hourly

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 position is a short-term contract / temporary opportunity based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Join a forward-thinking team at an innovative company in the Professional Services industry as a Payroll Administrator and perform all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. Don't wait - call us today to become part of an enthusiastic team and thriving culture and take the right steps toward advancing your career.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Reviewing and verifying source documents

- Draft reports by organizing all summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

- Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

- Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

- Manage payroll information requests and questions

- Provide assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll

- Handle specific weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for department heads

- Manage other tasks as assigned

- Determining payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments

- Ensure employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and confidential information

- Follow established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations and report changes as necessary

- Maintain all updates of payroll records by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

- Managing payroll information by keeping proper records for collecting, calculating, and entering data

- Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies
- Excellent data entry skills

- Knowledgeable about internal controls

- 3+ years of relevant experience in payroll

- Experience using accounting software

- Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

- Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

- Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

- Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

- Comprehensive knowledge of Garnishments

- General familiarity with Dayforce

- Garnishments payroll experience preferred

- Reconcile Payroll experience highly desired

- Foundational knowledge in Multistate Payroll

- Demonstrated knowledge of SAP

- Deep understanding of Process Garnishments

- Adeptness in Year-end Payroll

- Practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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

- Preference will be given to Certified Payroll Professional

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.

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