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Payroll Specialist

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Canandaigua
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Analyzes, prepares and inputs payroll data accurately and in a timely manner;
Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll;
Maintains changes in payroll records;
Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws;
Develops and maintains detailed documentation of operational procedures and policies;
Prepares journal entries for payroll and verifies balances of payroll and trust accounts;
Performs various journal entries, account reconciliations, and provides general ledger support;
Uses the automated payroll system to calculate and pay retroactive pays and make various
Verifies employee deductions and makes necessary adjustments;
Addresses W-2 questions and distributes yearly;
Advises employees and supervisors on payroll policies and regulations;
Handles questions and complaints in regards to payroll issues;
Prepares periodic reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefits
deductions, etc.);
Performs basic queries to audit the accuracy of the payroll system;
Processes and verifies the accuracy of New York State retirement funds received;
Prepares monthly retirement reports and submits them to New York State verifying that credits and salaries reported are correct;
Maintains unemployment, disability and other insurance records;
Maintains I-9 documentation and tax withholding forms;
Completes employment verification.
Requirements Full Cycle Payroll, Process Biweekly 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 ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.
- 2023 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

Keywords: Robert Half Accountemps, Rochester , Payroll Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Canandaigua, New York

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