Robert Half Accountemps Payroll Administrator in Germantown, Wisconsin

Accountemps requires a Payroll Administrator to process payroll with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. This might be the right opportunity for your career if you can handle a dynamic work environment that requires strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities. This dedicated and passionate team is excited to offer you this incredible opportunity. The Payroll Administrator position is a short term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity based out of Germantown, Wisconsin. Major responsibilities - Manage employee deductions and other liabilities - Provide assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll - Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data - Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information - Prepare for department heads relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports - Perform any other duties that arise in the course of normal business operations - Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures - Certify compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines - Perform review and verification of source documents - Draft reports by organizing all summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages - Payroll record maintenance by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers - Detail all payroll liabilities by establishing employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payment - Ensure employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and confidential information - Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
  • Certified Payroll detail oriented designation preferred
  • Knowledge of payroll for over 500 employees
  • Solid understanding of payroll for under 100 employees
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
  • General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred
  • Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll
  • Knowledge of internal controls
  • Proficient with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.
  • Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
  • Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
  • Prior experience working with accounting software

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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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