PAYROLL SPECIALIST

Location: 

Brooklyn, NY

Rochester, NY 

Background Information:

Our very successful, New York City-based organization has recently opened a brand new office in Rochester, NY and we are ready to take Rochester by storm. We’re looking for several key individuals to grow our team and deliver solid results from the beginning. For the right individuals, this role can turn into a growth position, with the opportunity for tremendous growth from within. We’re looking for motivated, energetic individuals that can hit the ground running and immediately start delivering value for our clients and our team. This position requires enthusiastic, optimistic individuals who are well spoken, team players.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Processes payroll using Royale Class software and products
  • Maintains all employee payroll records, including:
    • Recording tax withholding information
    • Making appropriate changes in compliance with internal policies and external local, state and federal income tax regulations.
  • The successful candidate processes payment to employees on a scheduled basis, which includes creating paper checks as well as direct deposits.
  • Along with payroll processing, the payroll specialist creates reports to ensure accuracy of payroll processing
  • Balance payroll runs, producing federal, state and local tax payments
  • Resolve employee questions regarding payroll
  • Input data from time sheets, production records or individual time cards to computerized payroll system
  • Researching, troubleshooting and responding to a wide range of inquiries related to payroll
  • Making adjustments, as necessary, to employee timecards
  • Troubleshooting issues with garnishment deductions and checks, making requests for stop payments, off-cycle payments and reimbursements
  • Comply at all times and in all situations with the Company policy

Education & Experience: 

  • Requires High School Diploma and 1-3 years experience in finance or accounting
  • Experience with Paychex One source solutions
  • Ability to multi-task and have superior organizational skills
  • Experience with QuickBooks a plus
  • Experience with the administration of wage attachments and the requirements of each type
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Proficient with web-based tools, experience with SalesForce, Dynamics, Zoho CRM, Sugar CRM or other web-based CRM tools preferred

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Initiative – able to determine when to push and when to pull
  • Judgment – know when enough is enough
  • Tenacity – keep going, even when others give up
  • Resiliency – when you fall, get back up and try again
  • Ability to work under pressure and consistently deliver results
  • High energy level – love coming to work!
  • Planning skills, and more importantly, the ability to execute those plans successfully

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