Payroll Manager

January 2, 2019
SJC Brooklyn
Human Resources

St. Joseph’s College, NY is seeking an experienced Payroll Manager to oversee the payroll department located at the Brooklyn Campus. This person needs to have a strong knowledge of payroll, understanding the current tax laws and be able to manage and the payrolls for 1,000+ College employees located on the Brooklyn and Long Island campuses. This is a full-time position and reports directly to the Executive Director of Human Resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Process payroll payments in an accurate and timely manner
  • Complete all HR reporting documents and submit them for senior manager approval
  • Calculate and deduct appropriate amounts from payroll checks, including tax withholdings and other garnishments
  • Verify all overtime hours with the appropriate management personnel prior to issuing payroll checks
  • Provide quarterly and annual reconciliation of all payrolls
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local tax guidelines
  • Oversee internal payroll and audits on an annual basis
  • Maintain general ledger with regard to payroll transactions
  • Ensure pension contributions are submitted in timely manner
  • Provide documents as requested from Executive Director of HR


  • Bachelor’s Degree; Accounting or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in payroll
  • 3-5 years’ experience with ADP payroll system software preferred
  • Experience in the higher education field preferred
  • Excellent mathematics and communication skills
  • Ability to provide reports to management as needed
  • Experience in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality


Please submit all resumes to [email protected]

St. Joseph's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO.