Payroll Specialist

  • location: Parsippany, NJ
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $25 - $29.50 per hour
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Payroll Specialist

We have a new and exciting long term temporary opportunity in the Parsippany, NJ area. This is a Senior Payroll Specialist role for a large, multinational consumer health products company! The project will be through October with possible extension within the legal team.

- Perform daily payroll department operations
- Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
- Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
- Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
- Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
- Execute eTime time and attendance processing and interface with payroll
- Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc)
- Knowledge or ADP Adjustmate/Balajust
- Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
- Process manual check and relocation metric???s
- Load import files received from HR (All Companies)
- Research and email appropriate audience of file issues

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- CPP preferred but not required.
- 5-10 years experience processing multi-state payroll preferred
- Working knowledge of payroll best practices.
- Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.
- Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel .
- Hands-on knowledge of e-Time and Kronos, ADP Payforce, and Query.
- Strong work ethic and team player.
- Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
- Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
- Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
- Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
- ADP GL (desirable)
- Strong knowledge of ADP Payforce (essential)
- End-to-end payroll experience
- Demonstrated experience in a client facing role
- Project management skills (desirable)
- Compliance knowledge and focus on delivering to service-level agreement SLA's
- Proficient in MS Office Suite
- Flexibility with hours
- Proven experience as payroll specialist or payroll manager

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please apply and email your resume to

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