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HR/Payroll Specialist - Edison - $30-35/hr in Edison, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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    Edison, NJ
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a HR/Payroll Specialist on a contract to hire basis. Candidate MUST have experience using ADP Workforce Now (version 15).

Responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist:

  • Process payroll for up to 1,000 employees
  • Assist with benefits and HR duties
  • Manage timesheets, quarterly bonuses and expenses
  • Process new hires/onboarding
  • Prepare and execute pay orders through an electronic system or distribute paychecks
  • Administer statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper
  • Process taxes and payment of employee benefits
  • Ability to reply to state agency requests as needed.
  • Follow up on unemployment claims & assist with any workers comp claims
  • Keep track of employee garnishments or levy's.
  • Keep track of hour rates, wages, compensation benefit rates, new hire information etc.
  • Prepare reports for upper management, finance department etc


  • Strong knowledge of relevant software (ADP Payroll and Workforce)
  • Trustworthy with attention to confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications for the Payroll Specialist:

  • 5+ years of prior payroll experience
  • Exposure to ADP
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience with high volume payroll

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance or Economics