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Payroll Analyst in Hartford, CT at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains the payroll system through compilation, data entry, transferring, posting and verifying data, including taxes, deductions and commissions.
  • Updates payroll records by entering changes in tax exemptions and Direct Deposits.
  • Maintain payroll related employee records including vacation time and accruals, personal time, pension hours, etc.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income tax and social security taxes and employer's social security, and unemployment.
  • Maintain records of employee deductions for 401K and stock purchases.
  • Answer payroll related questions and resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Maintain records for miscellaneous deductions.
  • Provides a high level of service to all customers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Accomplishes related results as needed.


Qualifications


REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Accounting
  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic math
  • Communications (written, verbal, listening)
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft office)
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision making
  • Initiative
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork



EXPERIENCE

  • 3 to 5 ADP payroll processing experience required. ADP Enterprise software experience highly preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of payroll functions including taxes and spreadsheet preparation.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of database, spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Intermediate to advanced data entry skills.



EDUCATION

  • High School education plus additional broad specialized training equal to 2 years of college and/or 4 years equivalent work experience combined with some post high school education.