Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in Valley Stream, New York

If you have experience with Microsoft Office and you're ready for a challenge, this Payroll Administrator job might be for you. Do you have dynamic communication and problem-solving skills? Accountemps is looking for a Payroll Administrator who can process payroll effectively and efficiently. If you're looking to advance your career, contact us today about joining a smart team in a fast-paced environment. Based in Valley Stream, New York, the Payroll Administrator position is a long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform any other duties that arise in the course of normal business operations

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

  • Enter changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers as part of managing payroll records

  • Compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages as part of report preparation

  • Resolve payroll discrepancies via information collection and analysis

  • Promote employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and keeping information confidential

  • Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes

  • Manage payroll information requests and questions

  • Detail all payroll liabilities by establishing employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payment

  • Certify compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Prepare for department heads relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

  • Help payroll manage all internal and external audits

  • Perform review and verification of source documents

  • Reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities as needed

  • Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

  • Bilingual - (English/Spanish) is a plus!

  • Knowledgeable of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation favored

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Mastery of internal controls

  • Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Payroll experience desired

  • Solid understanding of HR (Human Resources)

  • Command of ADP Workforce Now

  • Foundational knowledge in payroll systems for 100-500 employees

  • 2+ years of strong payroll experience

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

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

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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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