Payroll Clerk Accountemps has an upcoming Payroll Clerk position where you will serve as the fully-accountable payroll professional, advisor, interpreter, and trouble-shooter for the company's payroll to its hundreds of employees across numerous locations. You will ensure accurate and timely processing of the timekeeping and payroll systems as well as handle all pay transactions and adjustments that cannot be completed by the locations. Timeliness, responsiveness and proactive communication are equally weighted for importance as job criterion. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Payroll Specialist position is accountable for collecting timekeeping and other various forms of pay information, incorporating a variety of deductions into a periodic payroll, and issuing pay and pay-related information to employees. • Collect and summarize various forms of pay information • Obtain supervisory approval of time discrepancies • Obtain overtime or similar-issue approvals • Process garnishment requests, employee pay-problems within the same or next day, close periodic payrolls, process paychecks through a third-party vendor, and process direct deposit payments. • Calculate deducted benefit withholdings • Answers questions from field and team on all aspects of payroll-what to do and how to do it. • Process all payroll adjustments within a timely manner and ensure accuracy of employee payroll records. • Creates supplemental pay checks (either single or system-generated) and reconciles the voucher account. • Analyzes reports generated prior to and after the pay-run and completes corrections to ensure all Payroll issues are dealt with. • Works closely with all areas of HR and Accounting departments to ensure accuracy and full completion of issues. • Respond and monitor unemployment claims in a timely fashion. • Ensure that all local/county/state tax forms are collected and stored in employee's file folders. • Ensure all employment verifications are performed in a timely manner. Interested payroll professionals should apply online at www.accountemps.com, e-mail your resume to Emily.McDaniel@Accountemps.com, and then call us at 563-359-3995 and reference this role.