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Payroll Representative


White Plains, NY, US


The Payroll Representative maintains employee files, processes changes to employee master records in the payroll system, monitors and reviews time entry in the Time & Attendance system, calculates special payments, reconciles payroll registers, process 3rd party payments, distributes various reports and checks to both employees and sites.


  • Process entries for multiple payrolls including time entry and master data, deduction changes, direct deposit entries, W4 changes, paid time off balance adjustments.
  • Monitor the time & attendance system to ensure compliance with NYPA and Canals policies by checking and auditing timekeeping records.
  • Reconcile payroll registers against original source data verifying all paychecks are processed accurately.
  • Verify the accuracy of exports from payroll system for multiple payrolls to ensure reports have accurate data.
  • Distribute paychecks to Headquarters and all NYPA locations.
  • Distribute in-house reports to managers, Finance, Human Resources and Benefits detailing employee earnings, deductions, paid time off balances, etc.
  • Maintain employee payroll files, including archiving.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Good math/accounting aptitude 
  • Basic Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Good organizational skills and a detailed oriented approach.
  • Ability to work on projects with little supervision.
  • Effective verbal and written skills required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Some knowledge of current payroll compliance procedures and laws.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate’s Degree in a business relevant field or a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management, or Finance is preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of computerized payroll processing experience is preferred.

Physical Requirements

  Limited travel (about 10%) required primarily to our generating facilities.


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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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