Robert Half Payroll Administrator in HARTFORD, Connecticut
Description There is an excellent Payroll Administrator job opportunity open with Robert Half, for candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, know how to effectively problem solve, and possess a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office software. The Payroll Administrator opportunity will be located in Hartford, Connecticut as a long-term contract / temporary role. We are looking for candidates to join a forward-thinking team at an innovative company as a Payroll Administrator. The role will involve performing all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. If you want to become part of an enthusiastic team and thriving culture and take the right steps toward advancing your career, don't wait—call us today.
Organize and compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages in order to draft relevant reports
Establish payroll liabilities after calculating all employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments
Handle specific weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for department heads
Offer proper review and verification of source documents
Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll
Protect confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence
Handle all payroll information questions and requests
Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, ensure company compliance
Report changes where necessary after maintaining payroll operations via company policies and procedures
Managing payroll information by keeping proper records for collecting, calculating, and entering data
Handle payroll record updates by keeping changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers
Handle payroll discrepancies through information collection and analysis
Reconciling of employee deductions and other liabilities
Handle other duties as necessary Requirements - Proficient with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.
Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required
Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
Earlier experience working with various types of accounting software desired
General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred
Understanding of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
Relevant experience should include 2+ years in payroll
Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred
In-house payroll experience
Microsoft Excel experience required
Foundational knowledge in account reconciliation
Deep understanding of payroll systems for 100-500 employees
Expertise with internal controls
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