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Payroll Specialist

Houston, TX 77086 | Temp to Hire

Post Date: 08/07/2018 Job ID: 16650 Function: Human Resources Pay Rate: $16-20/hr. + OT

Oil & Gas services firm is looking for a Payroll Clerk/Specialist to support in their Human Resources department. Great opportunity to join a fast growing company with brand new offices. Temp-to-hire position, ready to fill ASAP!

Location: NW Houston

Salary: $16-20/hr. (Non-Exempt)


  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  • Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • ADP Experience is required
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in payroll
  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • Proficient computer skills are required including use of Microsoft
  • Detail-oriented and strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to handle a dynamic work environment within defined deadlines. 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work with consistent follow-through. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Motivated; a “self-starter”; able to work independently. 


Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of your application.

Elizabeth Orea
Recruiter - Murray Professional

Specializing in matching talent with Human Resources, Administrative, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service roles.

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