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Payroll Specialist Interview Questions

"As a payroll specialist, your organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills ensure the accurate processing of companies' payrolls. Employers will take interviews to learn about your knowledge in finance, how you contribute to a team, and how you provide good customer service. Know that having a CPP certification can give you a huge advantage, along with being informed in federal/state regulations and multiple payroll systems."

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Are you good at working in a team?

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You may want to mention what part you like to play in a team though; it's a great chance to explain that you're a natural leader.

What experience do you have with payroll?

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How do you answer the employees complaining about their paychecks not correct?

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"Do have any questions for us?" they must have asked me this 3 times and were really interested in me interviewing them.

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What would your current supervisor say is your strongest (least strong) characteristic?

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Questions about pre tax items, mass payroll ie batches.

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Why would you want to work for a payroll and employment management company that's completely different from what you majored in college?

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Describe your weaknesses

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Do you know excel

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The interview questions were mostly questions that wanted me to explain situations where I made mistakes. I felt they were looking more for faults to weed people out than good qualities.

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