Robert Half Accountemps Payroll Clerk in Hicksville, New York

Candidates looking to join a dynamic, fast-growing team will be interested in the new opening at Accountemps for a Payroll Clerk. This job will include supporting the Payroll department in a variety of functions, including data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. This role requires strong communication skills as the applicant needs to be skilled in effectively interacting with both the internal team and outside customers. An influential company has a current opening for a Payroll Clerk. This position is a great opportunity for candidates that enjoy being challenged and are looking to grow their career. Based in the Bethpage, New York area, this Payroll Clerk position is ideal for candidates seeking long term temporary-to-fulltime employment.

Major responsibilities

  • Correspond with employees via email and phone to garner approvals on timesheets

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Administer and distribute reports as instructed

  • Gather data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc

  • Deliver instruction/training to employees regarding the use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.

  • Build and run custom reports

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • 1+ years of previous payroll experience

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • Proficient in Payroll software

  • Payroll systems for 100-500 employees experience desired

  • Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities

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 www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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