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Robert Half Payroll Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts


PAYROLL SPECIALIST - Boston - 100% in Office - Up to $60K

Our client is a well known modern hotel in Boston. They are looking to add a payroll specialist to their small accounting team. In this role you would be preparing and transmitting payroll entries, audit and post entries into payroll system, including gratuities, ensure that correct payments are made, taxes are withheld, overtime is correctly charged and paid, and that payroll is processed and executed according to all state, federal and local laws, rules and regulations.


  • 2+ years of payroll experience

  • Associates or higher, preferred

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel

  • Strong attention to detail


  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

  • Ability to easily learn new systems

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

  • Strong organization skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proficiency in Process Bi-weekly Payroll

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Union payroll experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Full Cycle Payroll

  • Foundational knowledge in Reconcile Payroll

  • Qualified in Payroll software

  • 2+ years of previous payroll experience

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