Payroll Clerk (Payentry/QuickBooks Needed) – Raleigh/Contract to Start

Professional Services
Job Type: 
Bookkeeping, Banking, and Financial Support
Employment Category: 
Temp To Hire

Our client, a long-standing transportation company supporting members of the military and veterans, is actively recruiting for a bright and diligent Payroll Clerk to join its team. 

Key Things to Note:

  • The company uses a variety of software to process payroll including Payentry, QuickBooks and Excel. Experience with all, including payroll software (Payentry, Paychex, ADP, Paycor, etc.) will be required.
  • Payroll involves ~400 employees. We seek a candidate with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to quality.
  • This role will have access to confidential information. Right candidate will work with professionalism, judgment, and discretion.
  • This position will begin as a ~3-month contract. There is potential for extension and/or conversion opportunities.
  • This position is on-site at the company’s Raleigh offices.

Selected duties will include:

  • Processing payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Preparing and maintaining accurate records and reports of payroll transactions
  • Processing payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates
  • Compiling payroll data for bi-weekly payroll submission to third-party provider
  • Responding to employee inquiries related to payroll issues or concerns
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Targeted candidate will offer 1+ years of directly related experience in similar payroll functions.

Other priorities include:

  • experience with Payentry (or similar) and QuickBooks
  • strong data entry skills
  • keen attention to detail
  • proficiency with MS Office (especially Excel)

Finally, we seek a self-starter with strong job ownership. A lot is happening therefore, we seek a team player who enjoys independently managing and juggling multiple tasks.


Please forward resume for prompt consideration. Local candidates only.