Payroll Specialist


Saratoga Springs, NY

Fingerpaint is looking for a strong operational leader with excellent communication skills and a strong proven background in delivering multiple payrolls.

 What it takes:

  • Manages and processes biweekly payroll/certified payroll for 400+ exempt and nonexempt employees across multiple company codes and office locations
  • Can manage payroll operations to ensure all payrolls are processed timely, accurately, and in compliance with legislative requirements and company policies
  • Adheres to all state and federal regulations for payroll processing
  • Processes W-4s for tax purposes
  • Manages year-end payroll and payroll tax activities, including preparation of W-2 forms, year-end reconciliations, and reporting
  • Keeps up to date on changes in company tax status
  • Assists finance department with reporting, reconciliations, and payroll audits
  • Serves as point of contact for internal requests related to payroll
  • Keeps detailed and organized payroll records
  • Exhibits understanding of company benefits, such as 401(k)s, insurance, paid leave, and other voluntary deductions
  • Performs other related duties or ad hoc projects as assigned



  • Minimum of 5 years of payroll experience
  • Possesses basic accounting principles
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes related to payroll
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • Demonstrates understanding of tax documents and preparation processes
  • Has previously processed payroll across multiple states and is aware of different state rules and regulations


Bonus points:

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
  • Previous experience processing payroll with ADP
  • Has experience with payroll acquisitions