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Payroll Specialist
Ref No.: 18-05092
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 70,000.00 - 75,000.00 /Year
Payroll Specialist Summary:

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for collecting, entering, and reviewing pay data; processing and distributing payroll on a bi-weekly basis for approximately 900+ employees using ADP Workforce Now and ADP Enterprise ETime online systems. He/she will process and audit the payroll and ADP Enterprise ETime (timecards), oversee the complete organization of all payroll files and assist in the development and implementation of improved payroll processes and procedures. The Payroll Specialist must have a firm understanding of payroll theory, possess the ability to apply changes whether legislative in nature or management driven, be able to adhere to rigorous deadlines and be committed to producing a great payroll product using ADP Workforce Now.

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for the Payroll department.
  • Processing and maintaining hourly and salary new hires, terminations, direct deposits, status changes, tax changes, deductions, H.S.A., 401K, transfers, commissions, referral rewards, incentives, defer compensation payout, bonuses, FMLA, LOA, STD, benefits, amendments, out of sequence payrolls, liens and wage garnishments.
  • Processing of manual checks such as terminations and discrepancies as needed.
  • Maintaining a chart of accounts within ADP Workforce Now.
  • Preparing the parking and transit expense and reimbursement worksheet and posting GL ticket.
  • Responding to unemployment requests and tax notices/inquiries.
  • Preparing ADP reports: monthly, quarterly and yearly (reporting/processing for: workers compensation, EEO, census, headcount, multiple state worksites etc.)
  • Responding to auditing/regulator inquiries as it relates to payroll audit and compliance, providing information/documentation for audit requests.
Payroll Specialist Skills and Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree in Accounting or other relevant major.
  • Bank experience
  • 3-5 years' direct payroll experience. Experience using ADP Workforce Now and an ADP Time and Attendance product (preferably E-Time) and ADP Self Service preferred.
  • Prior experience processing a bi-weekly payroll in a high volume environment.