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Robert Half Payroll Administrator in Treasure Valley, Idaho


Robert Half is looking for a Payroll Administrator who can process payroll effectively and efficiently. This Payroll Administrator job is for someone who has experience with Microsoft Office and is ready for a challenge. Do you have dynamic communication and problem-solving skills? If you want to work in a fast-paced environment, contact us today to start advancing your career with this smart team! Located in Boise, Idaho, the Payroll Administrator is a short-term contract / temporary role. 208-336-9220

What you get to do every single day

  • Produce reports after compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages

  • Protect confidential payroll operation information and maintain employee confidence

  • Manage payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

  • Manage other tasks as assigned

  • Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data

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

  • Calculate employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to determine payroll liabilities

  • Facilitate company compliance according to federal and state regulations and guidelines

  • Handle all payroll information questions and requests

  • Reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities as needed

  • Offer assistance with internal and external audits related to payroll

  • Continue implementation of established policies and procedures to maintain payroll operations, reporting changes where necessary

  • Review source documents with necessary verification

  • Track payroll record changes by entering updates in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers


  • Prior experience working with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • 1+ years of payroll experience

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Well-informed in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

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

  • Expertise with internal controls

  • Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Scanning Documents experience highly desired

  • Deep understanding of Payroll Taxes

  • Year-end Tax experience

  • Foundational knowledge in scanning

  • Proven knowledge of Administrative Office

  • Knowledge of Payroll Tax Returns

  • Previous experience using accounting software

  • Meet and uphold Certified Payroll Professional criteria

  • General proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred

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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