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Payroll Specialist

Company: Robert Half
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Ref ID: 03610-9502921832Classification: Payroll ClerkCompensation: DOEAre you good with numbers and can be trusted with sensitive information? Accountemps is seeking Payroll Specialists for upcoming opportunities with our clients in the Albany area. We are looking for knowledgeable Payroll Specialists to process and manage company payroll. The payroll specialist is able to use payroll software with accuracy and efficiency. The goal is to ensure personnel receives the correct compensation in a timely manner.Responsibilities:

  • Gather information on hours worked for each employee
  • Calculate the correct amount incorporating overtime, deductions, bonuses etc. with assistance of a computer system
  • Receive approval from upper management for payments when needed
  • Prepare and execute pay orders through an electronic system or distribute paychecks
  • Administer statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper
  • Process taxes and payment of employee benefits
  • Keep track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc.
  • Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and superiors
  • Prepare reports for upper management, finance department etc.Job Requirements:
    • Proven experience as payroll specialist or payroll manager
    • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
    • Very good knowledge of legislation and regulations of the field
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and good knowledge of relevant software and databases
    • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
    • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Degree in business, accounting or relevant field is a plusAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. -- 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ().

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