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Payroll / Benefits Assistant in Moonachie, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client located in Bergen County, NJ is adding a Payroll / Benefits Assistant to the team.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for processing payroll for two entities (250+ staff in total) with assistance from the HR/Benefits Manager on a weekly basis
  • Serve as primary back up to Payroll Manager processing 350+ employees on a weekly basis for a 3rd division (union and salaried staff)
  • Payroll states currently include 5 States
  • Remit all taxes, garnishments, benefits and fringes payments associated with payroll
  • Assist in annual open enrollment new hire benefit process
  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures for continual improvements; both within the payroll department and the global organization
  • Communicate Company policies and procedures related to payroll enrollment and tax matters
  • Assist in I-9 verification via E-Verify program
  • Responsible for Income and employment verifications for staff in assigned division with oversight by HR and CFO.
  • Manages, updates, trains and provides support to employees related to Exak Time attendance system
  • Responsible for preparing all Federal, State, and local compliance/filings/census requests for assigned divisions
  • Benefit remittance and monthly filing as required by unions.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in payroll
  • Benefits include, company paid medical/dental/ LTD/GTL
  • Reports to HR/Payroll Manager
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel Skills
  • Sage (Timberline Software) payroll processing experience is preferred
  • Union experience preferred
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Familiar with ExakTime Time and Attendance systems a plus

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