HR/Payroll Specialist in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, located in New York City is adding a Payroll Specialist to the team.


  • Compile payroll data such as bonuses and stipends, garnishments, employee deductions, and overtime pay
  • Calculate and confirm correct computations of hourly timesheets, reviewing them for completeness and accuracy
  • Process semi-monthly payroll data and transfer of data to external payroll vendor including reconciliation of contributions, loan contributions, and other withholdings
  • Compile data and process reports from payroll system software through fluctuation analysis.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive and detailed checklist for all payroll related functions and updated with progress of completion of each step during payroll submission
  • Work closely with the Human Resources team to assure accuracy of employee's records and deductions including benefits and other deductions

Must Haves

  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience processing payroll for companies operating in multiple states with over 300 employees
  • Accurate, attentive, detail oriented, with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload in order to meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Previous experience working with corporate payroll software, preferably ADP Workforce Now
  • Knowledge and understanding of local, state and federal payroll rules and regulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ADP Workforce Now
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team on collaborative projects
  • Ability to remain calm and solutions-oriented in high-stress situations.
  • Ability to proactively problem solve and anticipate challenges before they occur
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortably with ambiguity

This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent role with the opportunity to grow with the company.