Payroll Administrator

  • Location
    Paramus, New Jersey
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Job Opportunity:
Payroll Administrator (Temp to Permanent)
Paramus, NJ
Accounting Principals is pleased to partner with a Bergen County based manufacturing company, in their hiring search for a Payroll Administrator.  This is considered a priority hire and will be on boarded on a temp to permanent basis.  
Job Responsibilities:

  • Process weekly, biweekly, international, and monthly payroll
  • Process special pay cycles as needed (bonus, incentive, commission, etc).
  • Transact and maintain all relevant payroll system and database personnel updates in the payroll/HRIS system.
  • Manage all payroll system setups, earnings, deductions, garnishments and updates.
  • Submit all 401k employee and employer contributions.
  • Manage third-party sick pay, unemployment, disability and other related pay related administration.
  • Prepare year-end payroll processing, audits and reconciliation as needed.
  • Initialize payroll-related G/L journal entries, and balance out accounts as needed (work with Finance/Controller).
  • Prepare and maintain standard and ad hoc reports, queries, and conduct appropriate audits to ensure data integrity.
  • Research and resolve problems, perform scheduled activities and act as liaison with service providers.
  • 2-4 years minimum Payroll Processing and Time/Attendance experience.
  • Working knowledge of payroll and tax regulations, standards, and best practices for processing.
  • Experience with HRIS and Payroll software applications, and ad-hoc reporting programs.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus, experience with Exempt and Non-Exempt job classifications.
  • Advance skills with Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced communication (written and verbal), employee/manager and interpersonal skills.
Well-qualified candidates are encouraged to apply!  Please email your resume to for immediate consideration.
We look forward to hearing from you!

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