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Payroll / Human Resources Specialist

Deutsche Lufthansa AG East Meadow Full-Time
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Lufthansa is one of the world`s leading airlines. As an internationally-operating aviation Group Deutsche Lufthansa is active in the following business fields: Passenger Transportation, Logistics, MRO and Catering. More than 540 subsidiaries and holding companies also belong to the Group. The airline offers more than 235 destinations in 78 countries using currently 615 aircraft, around 420 are used for Lufthansa German Airlines and Germanwings. Around 106 million passengers worldwide place their trust in us each year. The dedication, skills and excellent service of more than 119 000 employees from almost 150 nations everywhere in the world is one of our greatest strengths


The Payroll / Human Resources Specialist (1) is responsible for maintaining employee HR data and the input and processing of the employee’s payroll. It is the ongoing mission to streamline workflows and be creative in achieving more efficient ways to service our customers both internally and externally.


  • Payroll & HR Administration
  • Accurate and timely processing of new hire information both manually and via MSS.
  • Support LGBS MEX in eTime escalation matters.
  • Audit of payroll reports and data entry to ensure quality payroll output.
  • Monitor input and assist MEX RA with PSION inquiries.
  • Process additional payments due employees (e.g. bonuses, tuition reimbursements)
  • Handle all employment administration for assigned employee population. • Update and maintain employee personnel files.
  • Verification of I9’s.
  • Interact with employees and managers to answer Payroll & HR related inquiries about policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Assist employees and manager with any eTime related issues such as compliance and reporting.
  • Coordinate relocation process.
  • Monitor and advise of any variances in employee classification and salaries.
  • Prepare termination paperwork, term checklist, recovery of company property including local P file and calculation/processing of severance and final checks in accordance with state laws.
  • Support other team members with vacation relief.
  • Monitor employee accruals in eTime for accuracy.

General Administrative

  • Compose and create internal and external correspondence.
  • Comply with employment, mortgage, and Social Security verification.
  • Assist with compliance of internal and external audits.
  • Assist with responses to EEOC changes and legal changes while being aware of compliance issues.
  • Assist in amending and implementing new personnel policies.
  • Respond to unemployment claims.
  • Trouble shooting to help resolve system problems.
  • Monitor and respond to team mailbox inquires.
  • Provide wage information to Benefits team for worker’s compensation issues.
  • Liaise with Benefits team to track leaves for proper payroll processing.


  • Special projects and assignments as needed and directed.
  • Develop and maintain SOP’s.


Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of federal and state employment rules and regulations.
  • Experience with ADP Enterprise, ESS, MSS, ADP Reporting, eTime, Adjustmate, and PSION.
  • Strong MS office skills.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience related to payroll, HR and/or administration.
  • High school diploma or equivalent Excellent command of English both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of German desirable.

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and social skills.
  • Proactive attitude.
  • Ability to cooperate with and support colleagues (team player) High degree of flexibility.
  • Readiness to work extended hours to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and assume responsibility.
  • Ability to prioritize work flows and work under time pressure with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must possess valid U.S. working permit.

Environmental Influences

  • Work is mainly performed in a normal office environment.
  • The noise level in the office is usually moderate.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Authorities In accordance with rules and regulations, and given authorities.

*CV/Resume required.

*Cover letter required.

*Company may provide relocation assistance.

We offer a competitive salary and fringe benefits, including tuition reimbursement, flight privileges, 401(k) with enhanced company match, medical, dental, disability, EAP, vision, and life insurance.

Equal Opportunity Employer by choice

Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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Payroll / Human Resources Specialist
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