Payroll Administrator

Niagara Falls, NY

Posted: 05/25/2023 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 23992532

Job Description

Payroll Administrator

The Payroll Administrator is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely process of payroll for all employees while adhering to company policies and government regulations.


  • In house payroll processing for 2 companies.
  • Payroll tax compliance including weekly payroll tax deposits and quarterly/annual payroll return preparation.
  • Maintain accurate records of employee information, including personal and payroll data.
  • Prepare and distribute annual W-2 forms to employees.
  • Ensure compliance with payroll laws and regulations, such as Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Retirement plan compliance including weekly remittance of hours and withholdings/employer match.
  • Union reporting and compliance, including preparation of monthly union reports and monitoring of paid holidays, jurisdictional rates and guaranteed minimums for various unions.
  • Other payroll related tasks, including preparation of weekly certified payroll, audit preparation,
  • insurance uploads, labor rate sheets, etc.,
  • Coordination with outsourced HR company for employee onboarding, offboarding, benefits deductions, and tracking of PTO/sick time, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of payroll laws, regulations, and procedures
  • Experience with Prevailing wage, certified payroll, union regulations, and/or CBA's preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill
  • Pleasant, can do attitude
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • ComputerEase experience helpful but not required

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a corporate environment, preferably in a construction environment
  • 2-5 years' Payroll experience


Meet Your Recruiter

Peggy Koch
Director, National Recruiter

Peggy is the newest exciting addition to our staff and joined DeBellis, Catherine & Morreale in 2020.  Bringing 15 years of recruiting experience, Peggy brings 20+ years of solid experience to the DCM team!  In addition to her degree in Marketing from SUNY Alfred State, she has a demonstrated history in successful placements in the areas of Marketing, Legal, Human Resources, Medical, Accounting/Finance and Engineering.  Peggy prides herself on working tirelessly to help clients and candidates alike find a great fit for their businesses and careers.  Taking her passion for recruitment outside of the workplace, Peggy has used her volunteer time to speak at local colleges to help student-candidates early on in their careers with critical skills for future success such as guidance on creating a solid resume, conducting a successful job search, and the all-important interview preparation.

 When not working hard recruiting, Peggy enjoys traveling and exploring new places, gardening, and baking.

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