To consolidate and verify all information input into the payroll system. Make deposition of all output from the payroll system. Prepare all payroll reports and summaries. Processes bi-weekly payroll by receiving, verifying, and reconciling employee time records; answers inquiries regarding payroll issues; and communicates with other departments and outside vendors to resolve issues relating to the payroll operation. Responsible for notifying the Assistant VP of Finance or his/her designate of problems, and uses independent judgment and discretion to resolve issues relating to the payroll operation. The payroll operation is a multi-company operation requiring working knowledge of internal systems used including MTA, Paylocity, and Paragon. Performs other related duties or projects as requested/required.
Education: Associates Degree in accounting or APA Certified preferred.
Experience: A minimum of two years of computerized payroll experience required. Prior experience with a mainframe computer system and personal computer applications including spreadsheets is strongly preferred. Experience with Paylocity highly preferred.
Qualifications: Customer service driven with a professional presence and demeanor, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access). Candidate must be current and knowledgeable with all payroll regulations both State and Federal. Candidate must have extreme attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to remain highly discrete and confidential. Ability to multi-task, work with minimal supervision and adhere to tight deadlines within a fast-paced work environment. Possess strong data management and reporting skills with the ability to analyze date and provide recommendations. Candidate must have knowledge of HRIS and payroll systems (Preferably Paylocity).