Payroll Specialist

Friedman Williams

Payroll Specialist White Plains

Job ID: 16216

Our client is hiring a Payroll Specialist to join our firm in White Plains, NY. In this role, you will support the Firm’s Payroll Department in preparing payroll for all domestic and international offices.

• Computes wages, withholdings and deductions where multi-state tax laws apply.

• Counsels legal and non-legal staff regarding payroll issues/problems and ensures adherence to financial and Firm policies.

• Investigates and adjusts reported irregularities in pay.

• Organizes, processes and proofreads time tickets.

• Processes new hires, garnishments, rehires, terminations, direct deposits, vacation advances, leaves of absence and other payrolls on computer system.

• Verifies wage increases and salary dockings.

• Responsible for the expatriate payroll.

• Responds to phone inquiries and salary verifications.

• Develops and runs audit reports to monitor payroll requirements.

• Compiles statistical and audit/edit reports.

• Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.

• Manages Firm resources responsibly.

• Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.

• Compiles statistical and audit/edit reports.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.


• Knowledge of Federal/State tax laws which pertain to payroll

• Knowledge of payroll processing procedures

• Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Workday), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems

• Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing

• Demonstrates close attention to detail

• Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities

• Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality

• Ability to organize and prioritize work

• Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment

• Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team

• Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

• Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions

• Ability to deal courteously/effectively with others

• Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


• High School Diploma or equivalent

• Minimum of two years related experience

• Experience working with Workday Payroll and Expatriate Payroll

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