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Payroll Clerk

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Vista
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description We are currently seeking a focused Payroll Clerk for a contract assignment to assist a reputable Robert Half client in the healthcare industry. This Vista-based role has an opportunity to be a permanent position based on performance in the contract role. You will play a vital role in helping our client's payroll department achieve their goals. Please see below for the role's responsibilities and requirements:+ Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures+ Answer questions and requests related to payroll information+ Handle specific weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for department heads+ Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines+ Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities+ Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information+ Promote employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and keeping information confidential+ Handle payroll record updates by keeping changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers+ Review source documents with necessary verification+ Reconciling of employee deductions and other liabilities+ Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports+ Perform any other duties that arise in the course of normal business operations+ Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll+ Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll recordsTo be considered for these types of positions, please upload your updated Word version resume on our Robert Half Mobile App & call us at 760.603.9192. Hope to hear from you soon! Requirements Job Requirements:+ Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes+ General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred+ Prior experience working with collections/accounting software+ Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements+ Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen+ 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll+ Prior experience working with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.+ Knowledge of internal controls+ Command of in-house payroll+ Multi-state payroll experience+ Payroll tax experience+ Payroll experience desired+ Certified Payroll Professional will be given preference+ Excellent data entry skillsRobert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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. - 2022 Robert Half. 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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