New York, NY


Under the direction of the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Tax Analyst’s primary responsibility is to assist the payroll team with the processing and completion of semi-monthly payroll utilizing the ADP Enterprise Payroll/HR system.  The Payroll Analyst will also work to resolve employee issues relating to payroll and taxes.  The position requires a solid working knowledge of payroll best practices and strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.


  • Assist the Payroll team with the day-to-day payroll processing.
  • Monitor the employees transferring from one company code to another to ensure the YTD tables are brought over; and make sure the employees do not go over the 401(k), Social Security tax limits set for the tax year.
  • Monitor the employees transferring from one office location to another to ensure the correct State and Local jurisdictions are properly set up.
  • Audit the ADP Self-Service transaction reports, i.e., payroll tax set ups, address and State and Local tax changes.
  • Process necessary W-2 corrections and Prior Quarter Adjustments in accordance with the Federal/State and Local regulations.
  • Assist the Payroll Supervisor with the registration of new State, Local and Unemployment withholding taxes with the appropriate agencies as necessary.
  • Review periodic tax updates for relevance, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Work with the team on NY State, Pension Plan and Workers’ Compensation audits by gathering all the requested information and corresponding with the auditors.
  • Collaborate with the Accounting team in identifying and resolving journal entries reconciling items in the clearing account.
  • Collaborate with the Tax team in providing timely responses to inquiries such as tax notices received from the IRS and other state jurisdictions.
  • Build a good working relationship with the ADP Payroll and Tax Consultants and ensure that issues that issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Participate in testing of upgrades, process enhancements and third party vendor integrations.
  • Provide payroll data and ad hoc reports for Finance, Legal Personnel, HR and Benefits.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in payroll.
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information handled.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills which allow for a timely resolution to any employee concerns.
  • Highly developed organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently with high degree of accuracy, thoroughness, and professionalism.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact and work productively with lawyers and firm personnel.
  • Excellent customer service, critical thinking, verbal and written skills.
  • Flexibility to assume other job responsibilities within the department, as necessary.
  • Thorough understanding of ADP Enterprise, high level of Excel proficiency.
  • Knowledge of Wage & Hour regulations, calculation of gross-to-net pay.
  • This is a hybrid role which requires in-office attendance in accordance with the schedule set forth by the department. A hybrid schedule is an essential function of this role.


$80,000 – $90,000. Our client offers competitive compensation and benefits packages.  The firm considers a number of factors when determining compensation, including, but not limited to, education, years of experience, levels of experience, competency levels and other relevant skills and qualifications.


Salary: $80,000 – $90,000
Date Active: 9.19.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt