Robert Half Accountemps Payroll Administrator in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Accountemps is working with a company in the Healthcare/NHS field to find a Payroll Administrator who can process payroll and use Microsoft Office applications. This position might be the one for you if you possess dynamic and strong communication skills and problem-solving capabilities. This opportunity ensures you will be part of a dynamic team for career growth. Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Payroll Administrator is a short term temporary role.

Major responsibilities

  • Continue implementation of established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations, reporting changes where necessary

  • Collect and analyze information including resolving payroll discrepancies

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

  • Handle all payroll information questions and requests

  • Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

  • Review source documents with necessary verification

  • Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

  • Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll records

  • Handle payroll record updates by keeping changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

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

  • Protect confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll

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

  • Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll

  • Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

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

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

  • Certified Payroll Professional will be given preference

  • Kronos experience desired

  • Well-informed in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Knowledgeable about internal controls

  • Prior experience using accounting software

  • Dependability in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills in particular

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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