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Payroll Specialist in Woodbury, NJ at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

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Job Description

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for generating and processing payroll and performing related underlying functions.




  • Updates and maintains current payroll information on employees in the Human Resources/Payroll information systems
  • Calculates and maintains payroll deductions on employees and Independent Contractors
  • Prepares, processes and generates payroll checks and direct deposits, including regular and on-demand payrolls and timely bank ACH file transmittals for monthly and biweekly pay schedules for approximately 300 individual providers
  • Assists with the preparation and generation of Misc 1099 on all employees at year end
  • Reconciles voucher deductions, garnishments, work shifts, disability, etc.
  • Completes special projects and other assignments as assigned by the Payroll Supervisor or Payroll Director


Job Requirements

  • Two (2) year accounting degree or equivalent work experience
  • One (1) to three (3) years of previous payroll experience, preferably in a 500+ employee setting
  • Excellent computer skills (spreadsheet applications and HR/PR systems, i.e. Lawson, Kronos preferred; working knowledge of Excel required)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills


  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less)
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Prolonged work on a computer/PC
  • Moderate stress
  • This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax), and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.



Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.