Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Payroll Specialist (Direct Hire)


Our client is seeking an experienced payroll specialist.  The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of recent experience with a strong preference to someone with experience working directly with clients for a public accounting firm.  The processing software utilized is Accounting CS.



  • Building and maintaining payroll client relationships through direct and frequent communication
  • Data entry of hours and pay amounts
  • Calculating pre-tax deductions and understanding taxation of cafeteria plan benefits
  • Processing employee changes and deductions
  • Preparing checks and direct deposits
  • Impounding client funds
  • Creating support for payroll journal entries
  • Making payroll tax deposits
  • Resolving discrepancies
  • Researching and responding to tax notices
  • Preparing payroll tax returns
  • Processing W-2s and other year-end analysis
  • Working in a team environment
  • Full-time hours, and overtime hours on a quarterly basis

    Requirements / Preferences:

  • Work history in a payroll processing company or CPA firm
  • Excellent time management and task organization skills
  • Ability to work accurately, thoroughly, and confidentially  
  • Willingness to learn and work in a team-based environment
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required
  • Experience with Accounting CS and QuickBooks software is a plus

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