Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist




White Plains

Employment Type



$70000 - $75000

Job Description:

Job Summary

* Computes wages, withholdings and deductions where multi-state tax laws apply.

* Counsels legal and non-legal staff regarding payroll issues/problems and ensures adherence to financial and Firm policies.

* Investigates and adjusts reported irregularities in pay.

* Organizes, processes and proofreads time tickets.

* Processes new hires, garnishments, rehires, terminations, direct deposits, vacation advances, leaves of absence and other payrolls on computer system.

* Verifies wage increases and salary dockings.

* Responsible for the expatriate payroll.

* Responds to phone inquiries and salary verifications.

* Develops and runs audit reports to monitor payroll requirements.

* Compiles statistical and audit/edit reports.

* Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.

* Manages Firm resources responsibly.

* Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.

* Compiles statistical and audit/edit reports.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

* Knowledge of Federal/State tax laws which pertain to payroll
* Knowledge of payroll processing procedures
* Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Workday), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
* Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
* Demonstrates close attention to detail
* Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
* Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
* Ability to organize and prioritize work
* Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
* Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
* Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
* Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions
* Ability to deal courteously/effectively with others
* Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Minimum of two years related experience
* Experience working with Workday Payroll and Expatriate Payroll