Robert Half Accountemps Payroll Administrator in Newark, California

There is an excellent Payroll Administrator job opportunity open with Accountemps, 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 provides a long term temporary-to-fulltime role from its Newark, California location. If you want to work at an innovative company, you might be interested in this Payroll Administrator opportunity. The role will be responsible for performing all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee payroll. Don't wait—call us today to take the right steps toward advancing your career as part of an enthusiastic team with a thriving culture.

How you will make an impact

  • Handle other duties as necessary

  • Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities

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

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

  • Protect confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Report needed changes after maintaining payroll operations according to established policies and procedures

  • Perform review and verification of source documents

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

  • Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies

  • Facilitate company compliance according to federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Provide assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll

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

To apply, please email your resume to For immediate consideration please call 510-744-6480 to discuss next steps.

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

  • Solid understanding of payroll systems for 100-500 employees

  • ADP Workforce Now experience preferred

  • Workday experience

  • Multi-state payroll experience highly desired

  • Oracle 11i experience preferred

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

  • Knowledge of internal controls

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

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

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Prior experience working with accounting software

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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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