Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $14.25 - $16.50 gross per hour
  • Springfield


Candidates who have experience with Microsoft Office and are ready for a challenge should apply to this Payroll Administrator position. If you can process payroll effectively and efficiently, Accountemps is looking for a Payroll Administrator with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills. You could advance your career at this smart team in a fast-paced environment. Contact us today if you're interested. Located in Easthampton, Massachusetts, the Payroll Administrator is a short-term temporary role.

Your responsibilities

- Reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities as needed

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

- Handle specific weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for department heads

- Handle all payroll information questions and requests

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

- Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, certify company compliance

- Handle payroll discrepancies through information collection and analysis

- Offer proper review and verification of source documents

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

- Exercise of proper data management by collecting, calculating, and entering payroll data

- Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

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

- Report changes where necessary after maintaining payroll operations via company policies and procedures

- Deliver assistance to payroll with internal and external audits

- Adeptness in Accounts Payable (AP)

- Proficiency in in-house payroll

- Foundational knowledge in Payroll Functions

- Solid understanding of payroll

- Expertise in payroll systems for 100-500 employees

- Process Payroll experience

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

- Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

- Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

- Mastery of internal controls

- Prior experience using accounting software

- Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

- Certified Payroll detail oriented designation favored

- Expertise in federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

-CheckWriters experience preferred

- 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

- Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

  • billing
  • excel
  • payroll
  • software
  • taxes

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