Payroll Assistant - Bronx

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-668960
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 13, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:First point of contact with staff members using payroll and time keeping portion of Paylocity; resolve concerns or refer to Payroll Director. Relieve Payroll Director of clerical work and minor administrative and business details such as scheduling appointments, responding to callers, recording meeting minutes, processing correspondence, and managing incoming and outgoing mail.

Schedule appointments, give information to callers for the Payroll Department
At the direction of the Payroll Director, perform clerical work and minor administrative and business detail.
Read and route incoming mail.
Locate and attach appropriate file to correspondence to be answered by Payroll Team.
Prepare notes, correspondence, and reports; record minutes of staff meetings.
Make copies of correspondence or other printed matter, using copying machine.
Prepare outgoing mail, using postage-metering machine.
Assist Payroll Team with compiling and entering payroll data, and reconcile errors to maintain payroll records using payroll system.
Work with Payroll Team to review wages computed and correct errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
Prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions.
Maintain records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.
Assist employees with access to payroll and time keeping software

Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • One (1) year payroll secretary experience preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience considered

  • Associates Degree in Accounting preferred with one (1) year of secretarial or administrative experience or two (2) years of secretarial or administrative experience.

  • Confidentiality, high level attention to detail, analyzing information, thoroughness, general math and reporting skills and organization is a must.

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills;

  • Payroll software experience, a plus

  • Bilingual English to Spanish preferred
  • Good communication skills that include both verbal and written communication.

  • Ability to multitask under pressure with accuracy is essential.


As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.


We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.