Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Manhattan, New York
  • Category
    Payroll / Benefits
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Are you seeking a payroll position in the Manhattan area?  Do you have 1+ years of payroll experience that you’re looking to expand even further within a dynamic and diverse organization?  You’ve come to the right place because Accounting Principals is supporting our client in the media sector to fill an open position as a Payroll Specialist.  This opportunity is on a five-month contract basis with the possibility for extension.  Please see additional details below to see if you’re a great match for the role!


  • Process weekly in-house payroll for 300+ employees
  • Track and maintain vacation and sick time
  • Conduct pre and post payroll reconciliation and audits
  • Ensure documentation complies with company policies, labor laws, and GAAP
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is desired but not required
  • 2+ years of payroll experience preferred
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Skills:

  • Experience with Workday or ADP Workforce Now is a plus!
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    Employment Type: Full-time, Temporary

    If you feel you’d be the right fit for this Payroll Specialist position, please submit your resume for consideration!  For additional opportunities visit our Accounting Principals website at

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