Payroll Specialist in Portland, Oregon - #66051 | VanderHouwen

Portland, Oregon


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Job Id: 66051

Payroll Specialist
Our well-established Portland client seeks a knowledgeable Payroll Specialist to support their team on a contract basis! This is a stellar opportunity to add large company experience to your resume and would be a great fit for someone who enjoys problem-solving and has a keen eye for detail.

This is a remote role requiring core Pacific Time Zone hours.

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities

  • Perform payroll batch processing ensuring timeliness and accuracy.
  • Calculate wages, overtime, and deductions.
  • Prepare manual checks and ACH transfers.
  • Research and respond to internal/external payroll inquiries.
  • Gather payroll-related documents and maintain employee records.

Payroll Specialist Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least 1 year of Workday ERP experience and intermediate to advanced Excel skills (PivotTables, VLOOKUPs).
  • 1+ years of high-volume payroll, accounting, and/or bookkeeping experience for a mid to large sized organization.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with emphasis on customer service.
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize competing tasks.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Salary: $25-$26/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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