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PAYROLL SPECIALIST

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY

COMPENSATION: $100k
MINIMUM EDUCATION: High School Diploma/GED
POSTED: Feb 14, 2020

Our client, a leading NYC-based construction management and general contracting services provider is looking to bring on a Payroll Specialist to join their team.

Salary/Rate:

Up to $100k

Position Overview:

The Payroll Specialist will process bi-weekly payroll for 100+ employees and will report directly to the company’s Controller. This position is a full-time, direct hire opportunity.

Responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist:

  • Accurately process bi-weekly payroll for 100+ employees
  • Work with HR to process payroll deductions and changes for medical benefits, 401k contributions, transit expenses, new/terminated employees, etc.
  • Assist with documentation and filing re: leaves of absence (disability, Worker’s Comp, FMLA, etc.)
  • Assist with preparation of month- and year-end journal entries
  • Assist with year-end reporting and tax filing (W-2, Form 5500, Form 1094/1095-C, etc.)
  • Respond to/resolve employee inquiries regarding payroll

Qualifications for the Payroll Specialist:

  • 3+ years of Payroll Specialist experience
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations
  • Experience using CMiC and ADP is preferred
  • CPP certification is highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a high pressure, fast-paced environment

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma and 4 year degree (or equivalent Payroll Specialist experience) is required

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision – dental and vision is fully covered
  • 401k with 5% match
  • 10 vacation days, 5 sick days
  • Wageworks, commuter benefits, life insurance, STD/LTD
  • 8AM-5PM or 9AM-6PM working hours
  • Family-oriented company with a focus on culture: lunch & learns, employee development, coffee machine and snacks in office
POSITION ID: 85531

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