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Payroll Specialist

Dragados • New York, NY

Posted 7 days ago

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Degree - 4 Year Degree
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Job Description


Performs all activities necessary to process local, payrolls, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports as needed.


  • Process weekly and bi-weekly payrolls for multiple locations in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring all changes to payroll are processed correctly

  • Maintain backup files for each payroll

  • Run various payroll reports as required

  • Manage Time and Attendance module

  • Provide multiple locations with back-up for payroll related internal invoices as necessary

  • Act as a backup for all Payroll/HRIS related items

  • Review payroll documentation for accuracy through audit reports and makes any necessary adjustments

  • Work closely with Human Resources and Accounting on all payroll related issues

  • Review and compute wages, and corrects errors to ensure the accuracy of earnings

  • Work closely with Benefits Manager to ensure accurate benefit deductions and record keeping

  • Handle 401K enrollment, and all employee inquiries regarding matters concerning 401K enrollment, contributions, etc.

  • Handle all garnishments, deductions, and vacation/sick accruals

  • Answer inquiries regarding employment verification

  • Respond to employee inquiries and requests regarding payroll matters

  • Perform other duties and special projects as requested by management


  • Bachelors Degree in a related field

  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar position

  • Previous experience with Ultimate Software required

  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Must be proactive and solution oriented
  • Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy
  • Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, and a high degree of confidentiality

Dragados USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID: 1463
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