Two Chicks With A Side Hustle

Contract / Temporary

$28.50 – $33.00 / Hourly


If you have experience with Microsoft Office and you’re ready for a challenge, this Payroll Administrator job might be for you. Robert Half is looking for a Payroll Administrator with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills who can process payroll effectively and efficiently.

If you want to work in a fast-paced environment, contact us today to start advancing your career with this smart team. This Payroll Administrator opportunity is located in San Francisco, California and is a short-term contract / temporary role. This is a fully remote role, but the ideal candidate will need to be flexible with their work hours and be able to work PST.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers
  • Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities
  • Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data
  • Draft relevant year-end reports, as well as weekly, monthly, and quarterly ones, for department heads
  • Maintaining payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes
  • Organize and compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages in order to draft relevant reports
  • Provide help with all internal and external audits of payroll
  • Manage and review, including verify, source documents
  • Handle all payroll information questions and requests
  • Ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Determining payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments
  • Ensure employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and confidential information


  • Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills
  • derstanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
  • Proven analytical skills – defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
  • Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities
  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred
  • Previous experience using accounting software
  • Proficient with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.
  • Knowledge of internal controls
  • ADP Workforce Now experience desired
  • Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll