Payroll Clerk
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We are seeking a Payroll Clerk to help us in all activities regarding the management of employee compensation in our company. 

You should be able to calculate wages, enter payroll information into records and make payments. You should possess a great understanding of the concept of confidentiality. You should have good math skills. 

Your main objective will be to carry out all payroll procedures (e.g. calculate pay, update payroll records, prepare payroll reports, etc.) on time and with precision.

If you are ready to take up these job duties of Payroll Clerk, then apply right away. We will love to meet you.


  • Formulate and submit reports with payroll data to the supervisor.

  • Oversee compensation packages utilizing payroll programs and software.

  • Keep paper and electronic payroll records up to date by entering adjustments on pay rates, employee status changes and so forth.

  • Check the timekeeping information for all employees.

  • Calculate rewards, bonuses, and commissions when required.

  • Oversee and calculate expenses, taxes and other deductions.

  • Ascertain pay according to hours worked by incorporating leaves and overtime.

  • Make periodical payments conveniently either by preparing and managing checks or making direct deposits through a bank payment system.

  • Maintain records, issue statements, and invoices.

  • Evaluate unemployment and severance payments.

  • Handle complaints, inquiries, and questions in regards to payroll from employees and the administration.

  • Research and resolve any disparities in payroll efficiently.


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Business Administration A high school diploma will also be considered.

  • Proven 3+year work experience in the Human Resource Department as a Payroll Clerk or Payroll Manager.

  • Familiar with various accounting principles.

  • Exquisite knowledge of data collection, data entry and reporting with great attention to detail and confidentiality.

  • Excellent mathematical skills.

  • Working knowledge of relevant payroll software like Payforce, Paychex, ADP RUN, etc.

  • Outstanding organizational skills.

  • Great communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong work ethics.

  • Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Good time management abilities.

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