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Payroll Specialist

Company: Lighthouse Professional Services
Location: White Plains
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 White Plains, NY. Project Overview The Payroll Specialist is primarily responsible for on time and accurate processing of payroll and associated tasks in ADP Vantage for the company and its subsidiaries. Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Process bi-weekly payroll using ADP Vantage, ensuring payroll compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
  • Maintain employee files, processes changes to employee master records in ADP, monitors and reviews time entry in the Time & Attendance system, calculates special payments, reconciles payroll registers, distributes various reports and checks to both employees and sites.
  • Serve as point of contact for payroll processing, payroll errors, corrections, and stakeholders concerns.
  • Implement payroll adjustments, Retroactive payments, final payments, sick & vacation payouts, taxable relocation.
  • Process entries for multiple payrolls including time entry and master data, deduction changes, direct deposit entries, benefits, withholding, W4 changes, paid time off balance adjustments, new hires, and additional payments.
  • Monitor the time & attendance system to ensure compliance with company policy by troubleshooting problems encountered with employee entry, Manager's approvals, and site Finance processing.
  • Work closely with HR and Accounting to ensure accurate employee data and processing.
  • Reconcile payroll registers against original source data verifying all paychecks are processed accurately. Skills
    • Highly proficient in ADP Vantage application and platform.
    • Strong knowledge of current payroll compliance procedures and laws necessary.
    • Strong creative, analytical and problem-solving skills required; practical approach to solving issues and gaining solution alignment.
    • Excellent customer service focus and experience.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and navigate sensitive situations.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work in multiple systems simultaneously.
    • Keen trouble-shooting and analytical abilities.
    • Applicable system experience (Advanced knowledge of ADP and SAP are preferred).
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Education & Certifications
      • College degree required
      • Bachelor's degree preferred in Accounting, Business, Human Resources, Finance, or a related field
      • At least five (5) years of payroll experience with ADP Vantage Now Duration: 12-month contract
        Location: White Plains, NY (hybrid with 2 days on-site/week) Pay Rate: $38-$42/hour depending on experience Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
        Please include a clean copy of your resume, salary expectations and any references.
        Submit resumes to: Some clients require proof that temporary associates have received all required doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by their first date of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation recognized by law is approved. To request an accommodation, please email . Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Lighthouse Professional Services, White Plains , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , White Plains, New York

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