Robert Half International Payroll Specialist in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

A Payroll Accountant position has opened up at a growing company that Accountemps has partnered with whose duties include supporting the Payroll department in a variety of duties. This role is located in the Washington, DC. This challenging position calls for a candidate with a strong sense of initiative looking to advance their career path and work alongside an industry leader. The position's responsibilities include being able to effectively communicate with the internal team and outside customers. The Payroll Clerk's duties will include data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. This Payroll Clerk opportunity is a long term temporary employment role.

Your responsibilities in this role will be to manage US and Canada payroll processes for 500+ employees. Managing all payroll day-to-day operations, including disbursement of garnishments and taxes consistent with all applicable wage and hour laws. Enter employee data into payroll system and employee updates as needed Complete payroll auditing pre and post processing to ensure accuracy, and compliance Respond to employee questions and requests as it relates to payroll Responsible for responding to periodic audits of payroll data and processes initiated by internal staff or external agencies ? 5+ years of related Payroll experience in a fast paced corporate environment Experience with SUI tax filings - Experience with setting up new tax jurisdictions and responding to tax notices \ Federal and state payroll tax knowledge Experience with Namely payroll provider or other large payroll systems

Interested candidates please send resumes to

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of ADP Workforce Now

  • Previous payroll experience

  • Prior Payroll software experience preferred

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

  • Eagerness to master new systems

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

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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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