Payroll Analyst

Adecco Finance is urgently seeking a Payroll Analyst for a client in North Bergen, NJ. This is a contract position. 

The Payroll Analyst will contribute to accurate and timely payroll processing. This position is responsible for all activities related to the p reparation, running and closing of payroll. The ideal candidate has in-house, hands on payroll experience, is detail oriented and able to work independently or in a group setting. The position requires customer service and communication skills. 


  • Ensure accurate processing and recording of multi state payroll for 10,000 employees
  • Oversee replication from Employee Central (EC) to Employee Central Payroll (ECP).
  • Reconcile payroll reports with timekeeping reports to ensure accuracy
  • Maintain replication error logs
  • Create and run various ad hoc reports out of payroll system as needed
  • Reconcile and process payroll liability funding
  • Support system testing as required
  • Assist with internal and external audits and inquiries as necessary
  • Process garnishments in payroll system
  • Process off cycle manual checks
  • Assist with year-end tasks related to W-2 processing
  • Perform year-end processing and reconciliation of payroll accounts
  • Understand and apply company policies and government regulations affecting payroll procedures
  • Respond to employee questions and troubleshooting issues regarding payroll
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state tax regulations

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on payroll experience
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of the organization
  • Multi-state payroll experience required
  • Strong Excel skills are required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with concern for detail and accuracy
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities


Preferred Requirements

  • BS/BA in Business Administration or Accounting preferred
  • Payroll Certified Professional (CPP) designation
  • SAP Employee Central Payroll (ECP) experience preferred
  • Workforce Software experience preferred
  • Canada payroll experience a plus
  • Understand government regulations

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