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Robert Half Prevailing Wage Specialist in Redmond, Washington


We are seeking a Prevailing Wage Specialist, located in Redmond, Washington. This role focuses on the accurate and efficient processing of prevailing wage hours and certified payroll into the payroll software. This position is a contract role with potent to be a contract to hire employment opportunity and offers a chance to work in a dynamic and fast-paced workplace. This role will start in office for training and then can go to a hybrid work schedule.


• Process and code prevailing wage hours accurately into the payroll software.

• Handle and file required prevailing wage forms and reports.

• Record and manage certified payroll in the system.

• Prepare and submit certified payroll reports as per prevailing wage regulations.

• Collaborate with the sales team to understand upcoming prevailing wage jobs.

• Respond to employee inquiries about pay in a timely and efficient manner.

• Assist other payroll team members in processing payroll when necessary.

• Accurately calculate wages, benefits, and deductions according to prevailing wage rates and applicable laws.

• Ensure compliance with prevailing wage regulations in all payroll activities.

• Utilize advanced problem-solving skills to address and resolve payroll issues.

Requirements • Demonstrated experience in the role of a Payroll Specialist or similar role within finance

• Proficiency in payroll systems and software

• Understanding of prevailing wage and certified payroll requirements

• Strong knowledge of payroll best practices

• Excellent attention to detail and strong numerical skills

• Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

• Experience in data collection, entry and reporting with great attention to detail and confidentiality

• Outstanding organizational and time management skills

• Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving

• High school diploma or equivalent; BSc/BA in business, accounting or relevant field is a plus.

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