Randstad is working with a public sector client in the Education industry to identify a Payroll Specialist to join their team!The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience processing payroll and assisting with accounting functions such as reconciliations, data analysis, and posting to the general ledger. This is a long-term temporary role lasting at least 1 year with the potential for extension. Pay: $16.78-19.64/hr DOEHours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PMLocation: Phoenix, AZ 85013 (Midtown)Benefits? We have them! Medical, Dental, Vision, and Paid Sick Time benefits are available after 90 days.Interested in this opportunity? Please apply today! You will then receive an email/text invite to prescreen with our chatbot. Responsibilities Assists with the preparation and process of the bi-weekly and supplemental payrolls.Updates and monitors automated time-keeping system with accurate employee data.Maintains complete and compliant records for all payroll transactions.Reconciles and updates employees leave bank accruals, usage and balances.Inputs position action requests (PARs), including addendum and extra duty contracts.Assists in processing mid-year changes, terms, transfers, payouts, and employee deductions.Assists in annual payroll set up, verifying yearly contract amounts and codes.Assists with the preparation and distribution of annual W2 forms.Assists with the preparation of quarterly and annual state and federal payroll tax reportsPrepares payroll deposits, process all taxes, retirement and vendor payments, including file uploads bi-weekly.Participates in posting, balancing and reconciling transactions to the general ledger.SkillsPayroll (3 years of experience is required)Data Entry (3 years of experience is required)Accounting Support (2 years of experience is preferred)ReconciliationsRecords ManagementGeneral LedgerGAAPAdministrative SupportEducationAssociatesQualificationsYears of experience: 3 yearsExperience level:ExperiencedShift: FirstWorking hours: 8 AM - 5 PMRandstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad.EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.