Payroll Specialist - SAP ECP in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/19/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Fortune 500 Medial Client is seeking a Payroll Specialist for a contract opportunity.

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Rate: $25 - $30 / hr. w2

*Hybrid in NYC: 3 days onsite / 2 days remote*


  • Audit all HR transaction input for accuracy and completeness (e.g. New Hires, Terminations, Salary Changes)
  • Calculate and enter retroactive salary payments
  • Reconcile biweekly Executive 401(k) Plan compensation and deductions
  • Reconcile and upload biweekly time and attendance files
  • Reconcile and upload biweekly tuition reimbursement files
  • Maintain Leave of Absence log and enter employee overrides when applicable
  • Maintain Severance log and employee reconciliations, create and upload associated payroll file
  • Process special payment runs (e.g. Bonus, Equity Compensation, Commission)
  • Set up Additional Pay and General Deductions for employees as needed
  • Update employee tax information
  • Process court-ordered wage garnishments and levies
  • Process reversals and off-cycle checks
  • Reconcile, transmit, and release direct deposit and positive pay files
  • Research and respond to employee/HR inquiries
  • Act as the liaison between Payroll and HRIS/Benefits
  • Complete mortgage/employment verification forms
  • Test application tax release and maintenance packs
  • Print and seal paychecks
  • Place online stop payments and reversals
  • Process W2 reissue requests
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Perform backup duties as needed


  • 3-5 years’ payroll experience
  • Experience with SAP/ECP
  • Large company experience required
  • Demonstrated understanding of Federal, State, and Local payroll regulations required
  • Experience processing multi-state payrolls (with emphasis on NY and CA) required
  • Ability to understand relationship between HR/Benefits policies/programs and payroll
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive with excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Proficiency with personal computers and Microsoft Office suite

Skills, experience, and other compensable factors will be considered when determining pay rate. The pay range provided in this posting reflects a W2 hourly rate; other employment options may be available that may result in pay outside of the provided range.
W2 employees of Eliassen Group who are regularly scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week are eligible for the following benefits: medical (choice of 3 plans), dental, vision, pre-tax accounts, other voluntary benefits including life and disability insurance, 401(k) with match, and sick time if required by law in the worked-in state/locality.

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Job ID: 379918

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group is a leading strategic consulting company that provides business and IT services for our clients as they seek to transform and execute strategies that will drive exceptional outcomes. Leveraging over 30 years of success, we focus on professional services, talent solutions, and life sciences. Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate.

Eliassen Group 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.

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