Payroll Clerk

Accountemps Itasca , IL 60143

Posted 2 months ago

Accountemps is collaborating with an expanding company in the Service industry to fill the position of a Payroll Clerk to support the daily functions of the Payroll department. The opportunity will be located in the Itasca, Illinois region. This challenging position calls for a candidate with a strong sense of initiative looking to advance their career path and work alongside an industry leader. The position's responsibilities include being able to effectively communicate with 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. Are you looking for a short term temporary-to-fulltime employment role? Then this Payroll Clerk opportunity may be of interest to you. Your responsibilities in this role

  • Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll system

  • Make sure data entered into spreadsheets and the payroll system is accurate

  • Distribute and administer reports as instructed

  • Build and run custom reports

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

  • Perform basic clerical duties such as filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, etc

  • Supply the organization with instructions/training regarding the use of payroll-related systems including entry of timesheets, online access of pay statements, etc.


  • Strong organization skills

  • Previous payroll experience

  • Solid understanding of payroll

  • Data entry experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • Skillful in learning new processes and systems

  • Proficient in Payroll software

Employment Type: Temporary-to-full-time

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