Job Train - Menlo Park (5924)
To: Employment Counselor
Date: 06/26/2022
is now hiring! 94080

South San Francisco, CA, 94080


Payroll Processor
Benefits: Candidates on temporary assignment may qualify for our competitive benefits package which includes group health, life and disability insurance and voluntary benefits such as retirement savings and holiday pay. Salary range: $26.60 to $30.80 hourly
Employment status: Contract / Temporary


Robert Half is seeking for our new Payroll Processor to start in April and located in the Bay Area! Yes, this is a fully remote Payroll Processor role, however the Payroll Processor must be able to come in at times to help with particular systems when needed. The Payroll Processor must have a great knowledge of the full cycle of the payroll process to be able to handled over 30 employees' payroll for a large global business. The Payroll Processor is a great long-term contract oppournity for someone who is seeking to expand their knowledge within the payroll role and able to work independently with minimum supervising. I know the Payroll Processor role sounds interesting, I encourage you to apply today!

The Daily Task:

  • Batches timesheets, earnings and deductions, and file maintenance changes. Batches manual check transactions for data entry.
  • Maintains and updates various tables such as Job Code, Cost Center, Tax tables, Direct Deposit and Payee file.
  • Prepares and processes manual checks for vacation, termination, or other special checks according to hospital policy. Prepares check requests and mails checks to vendors of deductions taken for the period and balances to reports.
  • Prepares and transmits through electronic fund transfer, tax deposits for each payroll cycle.
  • Process all personnel action forms, and prepares required action, such as retroactive pay calculation, PTO (Paid Time Off) adjustment, etc.
  • Processes direct deposit stops/start and follow-up rejected or missing direct deposits.
  • Receives and prepares various earnings adjustments and deductions for employee's paychecks such as annuity, savings bond, auto insurance, fees, tax, levy, wage assignments, credit union deductions etc.
  • Receives and processes wage attachment documents.
  • Receives and sets up employee's tax withholding, deductions (i.e. W4, DE4) and direct deposits.
  • Reviews payroll edits and makes on-line corrections as necessary
  • Verifies employee timesheet for accuracy and completeness.



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Minimum 2 years of Payroll Processing
  • MyTime/API knowledge is a plus
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Knowledge of computer applications related to payroll processing
  • Knowledge of federal and state tax withholding rules and procedures
  • Knowledge of Payroll terminology and methods

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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