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Payroll Specialist

Company: Kforce Finance and Accounting
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking a Payroll Specialist in New York, NY. This is an excellent opportunity for entry level candidates with about a year or more of professional office experience looking to take on a fast-paced role in a national law firm, as well as more experienced candidates with hands-on A/R experience looking to continue to develop their skills. Responsibilities:

  • Payroll Specialist will produce written documents (e.g., letter, facsimiles, memos, etc.) that clearly convey simple and complex issues surrounding outstanding balances
  • Review and reconcile payment histories by analyzing historical information
  • Calculate percentages of invoice amounts utilizing formulas
  • Conduct oneself in a professionally confident, courteous manner while communicating with the Regional Offices, Associates, Partners, Senior Management, and Client Contacts
  • As a Payroll Specialist, you will verbally communicate simple and complex issues and inquiries pertaining to collections in a clear and concise manner
  • Get along with colleagues in a shared and virtual office environment
  • Keep Superiors well-informed on all progress and significant developments in the performance of primary responsibilities
  • Payroll Specialists independently produce quality work products
  • Meet daily and monthly deadlines
  • Follow prescribed procedures in the performance of primary responsibilities
  • Maintain neat, accurate, and current records Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • Associates' or Bachelors' degree or High School diploma or GED equivalent and 4 years of office experience, 2 of which held in collections/accounts receivable
    • Law firm or professional services experience is a plus Knowledge of:
      • General Accounting
      • Microsoft Excel required
      • Calculator usage and accuracy
      • PC-Based Word Processing
      • Grammatically correct English
      • AS400 - preferred but not required
      • ARCS 2G - preferred but not required
      • Strong verbal communications skills with clients, attorneys, and other firm employees
      • Strong written communications including the ability to read cursive
      • Keypunching
      • Organization
      • Business telephone etiquette
      • Must be able to work as a team member and independently as required
      • Effective time management skills
      • Must communicate on a daily basis with department management and report problems and successes
      • Must be proactive to prevent problems from occurring whenever practical Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Finance and Accounting, New York , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , New York, New York

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