Payroll Clerk

Core Responsibilities 

  • Set up payroll batches by entering client-specific rules, protocols, and information into the payroll system. 
  • Enter employee data, direct deposits, deductions, and timecard information accurately and efficiently into the proprietary payroll system. 
  • Maintain and update payroll records in a secure and confidential manner. 
  • Assist coordinators with administrative handling of payroll documents, ensuring accuracy and completeness. 
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations while efficiently entering data and information. 
  • Review work for accuracy and completeness, promptly identifying and resolving any discrepancies. 
  • Undertake additional projects or duties as assigned related to payroll data entry and administrative tasks. 

Key Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in payroll, accounting, or data entry is required. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication abilities, both written and verbal. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, including remote team members. 
  • Proficient in PC systems, including Microsoft Office and other relevant software applications. 
  • Quick learner with the ability to grasp technical systems and processes. 
  • Desire to cultivate strong working relationships with team members across all levels of the organization. 
  • Occasional availability for overtime work as needed and on short notice.