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Payroll Administrator

Job Details

New Jersey Office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. - Bridgewater, NJ
Full Time

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and process accurate semi-monthly payroll in Paycom for approximately 250 employees in NJ/NY/PA, including all employee status changes.
  • Accountable for all aspects of payroll including General Ledger reporting, W4 changes, direct deposits, non-exempt wage calculations, voluntary and non-voluntary deductions, garnishments, salary adjustments, bonuses and preliminary W2 review.
  • Process all taxes and ensure accuracy of related forms and reports for IRS compliance, including preliminary W2 review.
  • Review and approve all non-exempt timesheets and track billable and non-billable overtime.
  • Perform payroll audits as needed to ensure accuracy.
  • Work with the HR team on payroll related items including benefit deductions, 401(k) and HSA contributions, leave of absences and disability, onboarding of new employees, termination of existing employees, documentation retention, etc.
  • Respond to/resolve payroll questions and provide quality customer service.
  • Generate data reports for Management, Accounting, Marketing, Benefits, Human Resources, etc. as needed.
  • Assist in development of overall payroll procedures by recommending improvements or changes when deemed necessary for greater efficiency.
  • Complete year end payroll checklist and assist with HR year end tasks.



Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to act with confidentiality, integrity, professional maturity and effectively communicate at all levels.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, adaptability, and ability to function well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be proficient in Excel. 
  • Leadership and ability to work proactively and independently in a team environment.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or associate degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field.
  • At least 5+ years’ Payroll experience (Paycom preferred) in a professional setting.
  • HRIS and Benefits Administration experience helpful.



At Norris McLaughlin, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their backgrounds, experiences, views, and strengths. Our differences in culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, religion, disability, and beliefs enable us to be a better team.


The Firm does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or breastfeeding, sex, gender identity or expression, disability or atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of any individual, or because of the liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States or the nationality of any individual or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, discipline, termination, lay-off, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

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