200888 - Senior Payroll Specialist
NJ-New Jersey
6 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Payroll Specialist for a contract opportunity in Plainsboro, NJ.

This position is 100% onsite.

o Process salaries and reported hours worked accurately, correctly utilize paid leave and holiday pay, and correctly compute overtime while meeting deadlines.
o Generates reports of payrolls as needed and prepares journal entries related to payroll in a timely manner.
o Reviews Personnel Action Forms to verify correct data entry.
o Prepares required and assigned reports by compiling, researching, and analyzing data and performing monthly and annual reconciliations.
o Helps to assure the correct tax processing of employee fringe benefits and application of appropriate withholding and reporting procedures.
o Coordinates with Human Resources for proper benefit and deduction set-up, verifies and processes unused vacation and sick leave payouts, and terminates all payroll deductions for retiring and terminating employees.
o Calculates adjustments for back pay, and calculates pro-rated pay as needed depending on hire and termination dates within pay cycle.
o Assists employees having trouble accessing their timesheets, and contacts employees who haven't submitted their timesheets for processing.
o Contributes to the overall success of the Payroll Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned, acting as a back-up for other positions as needed, maintaining high levels of accuracy, maintaining a professional demeanor and appropriate levels of confidentiality, and providing excellent customer service.

o Three years of experience with Exempt and Non-exempt payroll processing is required. Experience producing payrolls for an employer with multiple EIN's is preferred.
o Knowledge of payroll and accounting principles, payroll methods, Department of Labor regulations, and federal and state tax regulations is required.
o Strong computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office applications. primarily Excel.
o ADP Vantage and/or Workforce Now is preferred. Working knowledge of wage attachment rules preferred.

Accredited High school diploma or the equivalent is required.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

LaVada Pulley
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.