Robert Half International Payroll Administrator in Boston, Massachusetts

Do you have proficiency with Microsoft Office applications? You could the Payroll Administrator that Accountemps is looking for to process payroll. In addition, if you possess excellent communication and problem-solving abilities, this may be the right job for you. This dedicated and passionate team is excited to offer you this incredible opportunity. The Payroll Administrator position is a short term temporary opportunity based out of Boston, Massachusetts.

What you get to do every single day

  • Manage employee deductions and other liabilities

  • Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities

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

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

  • Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Perform review and verification of source documents

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

  • Execute relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports to circulate amongst department heads

  • Payroll record maintenance by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Perform other tasks as necessary

  • Help payroll manage all internal and external audits

  • Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Preparing reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

  • Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

  • Relevant experience should include 2+ years in payroll

  • Previous experience handling high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Experienced in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Knowledge of internal controls

  • Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data

  • Certified Payroll detail oriented designation favored

  • Strong familiarity with payroll systems for 100-500 employees

  • Knowledge of payroll

  • Benefits payroll experience

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

  • Prior experience using 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 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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