Payroll Processor

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-787225
    • 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: August 26, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • 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 Processor is responsible for accurate, multistate, high volume payroll processing, overseeing the payroll practitioner team and performing administrative functions.

HOURS PER WEEK: Non-exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm or 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
  • Must be flexible to meet program needs


  • Directly supervises Payroll Practitioners
  • Exercise judgment to plan and process the agency’s bi-weekly payroll; Includes investigating paycheck errors, creating manual checks & voids/reversals, imputed income, payroll deductions, 401k transactions
  • Maintains production records, timesheets, PTO accruals and the payroll system
  • Ensure accurate and complete timecards for preparation of payroll processing, including verification of supervisor approvals and supplemental earning entries
  • Facilitate Payroll trainings
  • Prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions
  • Assist employees with access to payroll and time keeping software

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 preferred
  • 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
  • NYS Driver's License preferred
  • 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 and stapling
  • Answering phones, processing mail, filing, lifting packages
  • Walking up/down stairs


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.

In accordance with Federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.