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Payroll Assistant

Accounting | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Payroll Assistant 647893

The position of Accounting-Payroll Assistant, in accordance with established policies and procedures, will be directly responsible for a variety of reconciliation and audit projects related to payroll operations and act as support for the accounting department. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, a quick learner, and will have the ability to efficiently manage various multiple responsibilities. 


  • Perform audits of various ADP earnings and deduction codes.
  • Assist in documenting procedures related to payroll processing.
  • Support the Payments Manager and the Accounting team.
  • Assist with document retention including scanning and the organization of physical and electronic documents.
  • Maintain organized files of the accounting department.
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned.


  • 3-5 years of experience in the end-to-end payroll process.
  • Advanced experience in ADP Workforce Now.
  • Comprehensive understanding of automated payroll applications with the ability to use payroll software and related computer applications and systems.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong sense of urgency with all work-related tasks
  • Ability to operate in a high-energy, high-intensity environment
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task with various projects
  • NetSuite experience a plus.

Newark, NJ 07102           3 Month Assignment