Accounting & Finance

Payroll Specialist

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  • Location:

    Brewster, United States

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Contact:

    Lauren Ayala

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

We are currently seeking a Payroll Specialist for a client in Brewster, NY.

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for ensuring employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner while consistently maintaining confidentiality.

Essential Functions:

  • Process weekly multi state payrolls in an accurate and timely manner
  • Roll-up of payroll data from multiple satellite locations using multiple payroll platforms, balancing, processing adjustments
  • Respond to and resolve payroll questions and discrepancies in a professional manner
  • Perform State and Federal Tax reporting, audit and reconcile payroll data, analysis of payroll data and periodic and ad hoc reporting, as necessary
  • Ensure payroll compliance
  • Process and maintain data management across multiple states
  • Collaborate with Plant staff at various locations to address local payroll-related issues

Requirements, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
  • Knowledge of Payroll best practices, applicable Federal and State wage, hour, and tax laws
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in multi-state and unionized Payroll environments
  • Experience with 401K, garnishments, health care deductions, and PTO accruals
  • Sharp analytical skills with the ability to identify “why”
  • Prevailing Wage experience, desirable
  • Proficient written and verbal English communication skills
  • Excellent customer relation skills
  • Advanced spreadsheet analytical / processing skills
  • Adherence to internal controls and maintenance of confidentiality

Duration: Direct Hire
Location: Brewster, NY

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
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