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Payroll Coordinator

Overview and Purpose:

The Payroll Coordinator will provide daily financial support to URJ. The Payroll Coordinator is responsible for employee input, payroll, and billing.


You are someone who enjoys being hands-on with all facets of payroll within an organization. You enjoy helping others, taking initiative and can multi-task. You are committed to delivering the highest quality of customer service and work product. You are excellent at staying organized and being detail-oriented with your work.


The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is a dynamic network of congregations, lay leaders, clergy and professionals across North America. Our progressive, inclusive approach unites thousands of years of Jewish tradition and values with modern Jewish experience to strengthen Judaism today and for future generations. Through programs, information and networking opportunities provided by the URJ, our nearly 850 member congregations enhance their capacity to build and expand community, deepen Jewish learning, energize worship, pursue social justice and develop inspired leadership.

What You’ll Do:

  • Process in-coming payroll in accordance with all applicable Federal, State, and Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Process garnishments, job verifications and tax agency requests
  • Administer semi-monthly and biweekly payroll, ensuring accuracy of timesheet submissions
  • Maintain HRIS System (ADP Workforce)
  • Process salary changes, bonus payments and other related changes to employee records
  • Prepare payroll reports and monthly benefit reconciliations
  • Perform necessary audits to ensure payroll and systems accuracy
  • Respond to and resolve client questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner
  • Troubleshoot any discrepancies found in the Payroll system

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3-5 years payroll experience
  • Payroll certification is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365
  • Proficiency in ADP Workforce Now, specifically reporting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Advanced organizational and planning skills.
  • Proven ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multitask with minimal supervision.

Application process:

Please include a one-page cover letter along with your resume, outlining how your skills and experience and how you meet the essential functions and qualifications of the position. We’re looking forward to hearing from you! Apply Online.

The URJ maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals including those of any race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations. The URJ encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position.

Manhattan , NY
Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Close Date: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
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