Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $21.85 - $25.30 gross per hour
  • Philadelphia


Anyone who is ready for a challenge and has experience with Microsoft Office will be interested in this Payroll Administrator position. Accountemps is looking for candidates with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills who can process payroll effectively and efficiently, for a Payroll Administrator opportunity. If you want to join a smart team in a fast-paced environment, contact us today to start advancing your career. The Payroll Administrator position is a long-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

What you get to do every single day

- Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

- Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies

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

- Ensuring 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

- Manage other tasks as assigned

- Draft relevant year-end reports, as well as weekly, monthly, and quarterly ones, for department heads

- Handle reconciliation of employee deductions and other relevant liabilities

- Put together summaries of employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to calculate all payroll liabilities

- Deliver assistance to payroll with internal and external audits

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

- Produce reports after compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

- Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data

Qualified applicants should send their resume to or call me at 215-568-4580.

- Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

- Experience using accounting software

- Deep understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

- Comprehensive knowledge of ADP Workforce Now

- Knowledge of benefits payroll

- Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

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

- Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

- Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

- Preference will be given to Certified Payroll Professional

- 3+ years of relevant experience in payroll

- Prior experience working with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

- Expertise with internal controls

  • billing
  • excel
  • payroll
  • software
  • taxes

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