Accounting Clerk

Manhattan, NY

Posted: 07/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174428

Do you have an interest in academia? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A private university is looking to add an Accounting Clerk to their team on a 3-month contract basis. However, this position has the potential to extend to permanent work. Moreover, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is very motivated to learn, attentive, and grow as a professional. 

  • Process Weekly and Semi-monthly payrolls, overtime, and leave time.
  • Analyze payroll data
  • Audit weekly hours for union employees and for professional employees
  • Set up all new hire and re-hire non-NYS payroll taxes, NRA exemptions and involuntary deductions 
  • Execute and pay employees' involuntary deductions
  • Work with the Payroll Supervisor on special projects

  • Associates Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years’ worth of college credits within an Accounting/Business focus
  • 2 years of payroll processing experience
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • University/Higher ed experience
  • Involvement processing union payrolls
  • FPC Certification

Job ID: 174428

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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