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Robert Half International Payroll Clerk in New York, New York


Accountemps is partnering with a growing company in the New York, New York area who has an opening for a Payroll Clerk who will support the Payroll department in a variety of duties. Advance your career path and work alongside an industry leader in this challenging position. The ideal candidate would be able to effectively communicate with both the internal team and outside customers. The Payroll Clerk position requires the candidate to perform data entry, reconciliation of timecards, paycheck distribution and provide statements to various departments. This Payroll Clerk opportunity is a short-term temporary employment role.


  • Build and run custom reports

  • Collect and enter data into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Carry out clerical duties such as filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc

  • Distribute and administer reports as instructed

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Reach out to employees via phone and email to obtain timesheet approvals

  • Administer instruction/training to employees regarding the use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.


  • Payroll software experience preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

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

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks

  • Solid understanding of payroll

  • Adeptness in Payroll Taxes

  • Foundational knowledge in QuickBooks

  • Employee Timesheets experience highly desired

  • Data entry experience required

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • 3+ years of previous payroll experience

If interested, please send your resume over to with "QuickBooks Payroll Assistant" in the subject line.

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $21.00 - $23.00 / Hourly

Location: New York, NY

Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02942-0011592632

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance