Payroll Specialist

AP Professionals
February 11, 2020
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks


AP Professionals is recruiting for a Temporary Payroll Specialist. This position is located in Henrietta and will last at least 6-8 weeks. The pay for the position is between $19-22/hr.


  • Responsible for importing and exporting various files within multiple systems.
  • Responsible for calculating, processing and reporting various employee payroll taxes and deductions including garnishments, union dues and benefits.
  • Responsible for preparation of certified payrolls.
  • Prepares monthly union reporting and payments.
  • Prepares, analyzes and disperses various reports on a regular basis.
  • Prepares monthly journal entries and account reconciliations and assists with audits.
  • Maintains knowledge and compliance of federal, state and local payroll regulations.
  • Completes required statistical reports.
  • Processes extra compensation payments, off-cycle check requests, pay adjustments and stop payments.
  • Communicates with the human resource department and other departments to obtain data to facilitate the completion of time and labor information, retroactive payments and PTO and vacation payouts.
  • Serves as the point-of-services customer contact for employees by providing information and resolving issues associated with the processing of payroll data.
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping payroll information confidential.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent training and education.


  • Two to five years of experience processing multi-state payroll

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Experience with Ultimate Software and/or JD Edwards Enterprise One is preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and Microsoft Word.
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