Payroll Assistant

Company Details

Company overview: Essen Health Care is an integrated healthcare delivery organization that provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to many of the most under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a population health model of care delivery, Essen’s patient-centric approach is focused on meeting patient needs in all care settings.

Founded in 1999, Essen clinicians provide care in all five boroughs of New York City.

Position Title: Payroll Assistant

Reporting to: Payroll Department

Job Summary: The Payroll Assistant is responsible to perform daily payroll operations

Responsibilities include:

· Maintain and document all payroll records

· Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely

· Reconcile and validate payroll prior to transmission

· Understand proper taxation of salaries, benefits and other factors

· Process and monitor garnishment orders and other deductions that impact payroll specifications

· Execute time and attendance processing and interface with payroll

· Detect and process issues related to uncollected payroll checks

· Assist with year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc)

· Process manual checks

· Review data/files received from HR

· Research and email appropriate audience of file issues

· Address employee’s payroll and timekeeping inquiries and concerns

Job Requirements:

· Associates Degree with and additional of 3 years’ experience and/or

· BS/BA in business, accounting or relevant experience and 2 years’ experience

· Must have experience with processing of payroll

· Must have experience with timekeeping

· Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel.

· Working knowledge of Net-suite, Kronos or ADP payroll system or equivalent payroll & timekeeping software


Essen Health care is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically diverse population.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $1.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Office


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bronx, NY 10461: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Payroll: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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