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Robert Half Payroll Administrator in Bridgewater, New Jersey


There is a Payroll Administrator role at Robert Half, for candidates with proficiency in ADP. This position might be the one for you if you possess dynamic and strong communication skills and problem-solving capabilities. This position is an opportunity for career growth on a dedicated and passionate team. Based in New Providence, New Jersey, the Payroll Administrator position is a long-term contract position .

Your responsibilities

  • Manage and review, including verify, source documents

  • Certify compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Reconciling of employee deductions and other liabilities

  • Handle other duties as necessary

  • Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Preparing reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

  • Prepare for department heads relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports

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

  • Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

  • Secure confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Determining payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments

  • Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Help payroll manage all internal and external audits

    Requirements - Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Expertise with internal controls

  • Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation favored

  • Relevant experience should include 2+ years in payroll

  • Capable of managing high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Previous experience using accounting software

  • Outstanding data entry skills

  • Expertise in federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Automated Payroll experience desired

  • Workday experience preferred

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with payroll

Robert 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 (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. 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 https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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