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Local resource for payroll clerk jobs in Bartlesville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to payroll clerk jobs, payroll clerk schools, payroll clerk staffing agencies, and payroll clerks, as well as advice and content on financial careers and how to become a payroll clerk.

Career Temporaries
(918) 335-2300
2350 Nowata Pl
Bartlesville, OK
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Career Employment
(918) 335-2300
209 S Seneca Avenue
Bartlesville, OK

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Key Staff Staffing Svc
(405) 512-8990
1300 S Meridian Ave # 108
Oklahoma City, OK
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Finance, Creative

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Millenium Personnel
(405) 473-8847
4604 Ardyce
Oklahoma City, OK
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Other, Healthcare

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Addison Group
(918) 592-3600
9216 S Toledo Ave
Tulsa, OK
Type of Service
temporary, temporary/part time, part time

Career Employment
(918) 335-2300
209 S Seneca Avenue
Bartlesville, OK

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Abbey Staffing
(866) 362-5970
816 S Walnut
Stillwater, OK
Main Industries / Positions
Healthcare, Light Industrial, Admin & Clerical

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The Rowland Group
(918) 836-1900
3851 S 103rd East Ave
Tulsa, OK
Type of Service
temporary, temporary/part time, part time

Key Personnel
(918) 699-0630
4602 S Granite Ave
Tulsa, OK
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Executive, Other

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NRG, Inc. Personnel
(405) 949-9675
5208 W. Reno Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Legal, Healthcare

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Payroll Clerk

How to become a Payroll Clerk

While most payroll clerks train on the job, employers still require a high school diploma or GED prior to hiring. Once hired, workers learn by observing other workers and by receiving on-the-job training from their supervisors and colleagues. In some cases, there may also be some additional training done outside of the office. Completion of a high school business program enhances a basic high school degree and makes an applicant seem especially qualified for the position. However, there are some employers who look specifically for those who have graduated from a two year business school.

The American Payroll Association has a formal certification program with two levels of certification: Fundamental Payroll Certification and the Certified Payroll Professional. The latter more advanced certificate requires at least three years work in the professional world.

What does a Payroll Clerk do?

A payroll clerk ensures the timeliness and accuracy of wages for all employees. They also monitor the number of hours clocked in by employees. This responsibility involves not only the paycheck to the worker but all the deductions for taxes, health insurance, and garnishment, among other categories. In addition, payroll clerks maintain correct addresses for all workers and mail out tax records for filing income tax returns. While most offices have become thoroughly automated, there are a few offices where clerks still calculate payroll by hand.

Similar to payroll clerks, timekeeping clerks distribute and review timesheets. For those companies that bill clients by the hour, timekeeping clerks monitor the billable hours to ensure their accuracy. These clerks also have the responsibility to disseminate information about changes in payroll policies. In smaller offices, the same person may perform both payroll and timekeeping clerk roles.

Payroll clerks examine timesheets for errors. They compute deductions for taxes, health insurance, retirement and so forth. In an automated office, either the computer will notify the payroll clerk of the error or the payroll clerk will search through printouts for errors.

Payroll clerks work in every industry but an increasing number work as temporary employees; temporary workers generally lack benefits. However, those who are not temporary workers are usually employed by tax preparation and bookkeeping firms. Some companies have outsourced payroll to companies that specialize in payroll. In 2006, about 16% of all payroll clerks worked less than a 40 hour week.

Generally, payroll clerks work 35-40 hour weeks, and they work from desks. Payroll clerks have to obtain information from other workers, databases, and external sources. Like other office workers, payroll clerks spend a good deal of time interacting with computers, but payroll clerks also have to interact with other workers, and this requires great interpersonal skills. These skills become particularly important when a ...

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