Junior Payroll Specialist


Saratoga Springs, New York

Fingerpaint is looking for an individual who has excellent communication skills and a proven willingness to deliver on multiple payrolls and projects within the Finance Department.

What it takes:

· Manages and processes biweekly payroll/certified payroll for up to 700+ current exempt and nonexempt employees across multiple company codes and office locations

· Can handle payroll operations to ensure all payrolls are processed timely, accurately, and in compliance with legislative requirements and company policies.

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

· Strong customer service skills dealing with internal and external customers;

· Adheres to all state and federal regulations for payroll processing

· Processes W-4s for tax purposes

· Assists with 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 2 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

Bonus points:

· Previous experience with ADP

· Has experience with payroll acquisitions

· Has previously processed payroll across multiple states and is aware of different state rules and regulations