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Robert Half International Payroll Administrator (Part-Time) in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama


There is a Payroll Administrator role at Accountemps, for candidates with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. This might be the right opportunity for your career if you can handle a dynamic work environment that requires strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities. You will be a part of a dynamic team with an opportunity for career growth. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in Birmingham, Alabama and is a temporary-to-full-time role. Part-time and full-time candidates are welcome.

Major responsibilities:

  • Guarantee company compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Managing payroll information by keeping proper records for collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Draft relevant year-end reports, as well as weekly, monthly, and quarterly ones, for department heads

  • Ensure employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and confidential information

  • Exercise review and verification of source documents

  • Establish payroll liabilities after calculating all employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments

  • Supporting all internal and external audits related to payroll

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

  • Providing payroll information by answering questions and requests

  • Collect and analyze information including resolving payroll discrepancies

  • Manage other tasks as assigned

  • Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

  • Follow established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations and report changes as necessary

  • Maintain all updates of payroll records by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

    Requirements - The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in payroll

  • Experience with Process Bi-weekly Payroll

  • Benefits payroll experience desired

  • Foundational knowledge in payroll systems for 100-500 employees

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Onboarding

  • Adeptness in Human Resources (HR) Administration

  • Knowledge of Multi-state Payroll

  • General familiarity with Paylocity

  • Proficiency in payroll

  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

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

  • Previous experience using accounting software

  • Experience with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Knowledgeable about internal controls

  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred

  • Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. 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.

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