Payroll Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-787092
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 25, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Director of Payroll, maintains payroll records, and educates supervisors on DOL requirements for new programs to remain in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Responsible for proper time keeping and tax reporting, benefits-records administration, or payroll systems maintenance

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

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

FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure accurate and complete timecards for preparation of payroll processing, including verification of supervisor approvals and supplemental earning entries
  • Manage, audit and educate supervisors with implementing FLSA and DOL compliance within timekeeping and payroll systems according to company policies as outlayed in the Employee Handbook and Union Contract
  • Perform regular preventative audits for all payroll taxes, compliance with DOL standards and educating team and supervisors with updated information
  • Completes and maintains accurate payroll data reports as required for compliance reasons or as requested Ex. Affordable Care Act, Annual 5500 census, W2, etc
  • Required to seek out and attend compliance update training for the Fair Labor Standards Act, Affordable Care Act, ERISA and any payroll, tax or Department of Labor
  • Assist in training new supervisors on payroll responsibilities

Experience and Skills:

  • Associates Degree required with concentration in Accounting or related degree and at least 4 years experience processing payroll with working knowledge of NYS Labor Laws and Fair Labor Standards Act or Bachelors Degree required with concentration in Accounting or related degree and at least 3 years experience processing payroll with working knowledge of NYS Labor Laws and Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Highly proficient in MS Office and web-based HRIS systems. Working knowledge of Paylocity is preferred.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks as directed by management
  • 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 greater judgment.
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Vehicle required: Must be safe and dependable
    • Mileage, Tolls, & Parking are reimbursed through agency payroll
  • Ability to travel to all agency locations as required

Benefits

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.