Payroll Team Lead

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-718257
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 10, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


Under the supervision of the Director of Payroll and in cooperation with all other agency personnel; the Payroll Team Lead-NYC is responsible for overseeing the NYC payroll team alongside the Payroll Processor and performing administrative functions.


Directly supervises Payroll Practitioners
Maintains production records, time sheets, PTO accruals and the payroll system
Ensure accurate and complete time cards for preparation of payroll processing, including verification of supervisor approvals and supplemental earning entries
Prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions
Facilitate Payroll training
Exercise judgment to work with Payroll Processor to plan and on occasion process the agency’s bi-weekly payroll; Includes investigating paycheck errors, creating manual checks & voids/reversals, imputed income, payroll deductions, 401k transactions
Assist employees with access to payroll and time keeping software
Attend required training
Read required books
Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. These essential job functions dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information
Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer

HOURS PER WEEK: Non-exempt

Regular hours entail 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Monday - Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs.

Experience and Skills:

Associates Degree preferred with concentration in Accounting or related degree or 2 years relevant experience processing payroll with working knowledge of multistate Labor Laws and Fair Labor Standards Act
1 year personnel management experience required
Highly proficient in MS Office and web-based HRIS systems. Working knowledge of Paylocity is preferred
Experience with high volume union/non-union payroll employees
Experience with administration of 401K benefits
Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to complete tasks independently
Excellent attention to detail typing skills/numerical ability/data entry
Excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to work in a flexible team context
Must have ability to not only understand but be able to explain paycheck information and calculation methods to supervisors and staff
Demonstrate ability to perform duties with minimal supervision and to exercise judgment
Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
Ability to travel to all agency locations as required


Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for a minimum of 5 hours and could be up to 7 hours a day depending on program needs
Lifting of Agency file books - weighing approximately 6-8 lbs. each - 5 inch binders
Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed
Answering phones, processing mail, filing, lifting packages as needed
Walking up/down stairs


As a benefits-eligible position, available benefits include medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, hospital indemnity and 401k benefits.

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