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Robert Half Payroll Clerk in San Ramon, California

Description If you want to work as part of a dynamic, fast-growing team, Robert Half's new Payroll Clerk opening might be right for you! This role consists of supporting the Payroll department in a variety of responsibitlies, including data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and providing statements to various departments. You should be experienced in communicating between various teams, such as the internal team and outside customers. We currently have an opening for a Payroll Clerk with an industry leader. This position may be of interest to candidates that enjoy being challenged and are looking to advance their career. If you reside in the the San Ramon, California area and are looking for long-term contract / temporary employment, then this Payroll Clerk position may be for you.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Craft and deliver training to employees on the use of proper payroll practices, including timesheet entry and online methods of accessing pay statements

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Contact employees via email and phone to obtain timesheet approvals

  • Build and run custom reports

  • Fill in data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Administer and distribute reports as instructed Requirements - Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Proficient in Payroll software

  • Previous payroll experience

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

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

  • Solid understanding of data entry

  • Expertise in Microsoft Outlook

  • Strong familiarity with Administrative Assistance

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • High attention to detail

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.

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