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Payroll Administrator

An organization in Mercer County, NJ is seeking a Payroll Administrator. As a Payroll Administrator duties will include: processing a payroll for 2000 employees including multi-state, auditing timecards, completing 1099, 940, 941, and W2 forms, as well as post and reconcile payroll to the general ledger. Additional duties will include: ensuring payroll compliance with government regulations, preparing payroll accruals, remitting payroll tax, and preparing the payroll statements.
Additional Responsibilities
- Continue employee confidence in payroll operations by keeping sensitive information confidential
- Establish payroll liabilities after calculating all employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments
- Offer proper review and verification of source documents
- Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data
- Answer questions and requests related to payroll information
- Organize and compile summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages in order to draft relevant reports
- Draft relevant year-end reports, as well as weekly, monthly, and quarterly ones, for department heads
- Deliver assistance to payroll with internal and external audits
- Retrieve and assess information in order to resolve payroll discrepancies
- Perform other tasks as necessary
- Enter changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers as part of managing payroll records
- Ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines
- Reconciling of employee deductions and other liabilities
- Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures
Requirements
- Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
- Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills
- Certified Payroll detail oriented designation favored
- UltiPro experience
- Solid understanding of payroll
- SAP experience
- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
- Accurate, swift, data entry abilities
- 5+ years of relevant experience in payroll
- Understanding of internal controls
- Prior experience working with collections/accounting software
- Knowledgeable of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
- Experience with high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.
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