Payroll Specalist

EXL Services

Job Description
Overview EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS) is a leading operations management and analytics company that designs and enables agile, customer-centric operating models to help clients improve their revenue growth and profitability. Our delivery model provides market-leading business outcomes using EXL's proprietary Business EXLerator Framework, cutting-edge analytics, digital transformation and domain expertise. At EXL, we look deeper to help companies improve global operations, enhance data-driven insights, increase customer satisfaction, and manage risk and compliance. EXL serves the insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, transportation and logistics industries. Headquartered in New York, New York, EXL has more than 32,000 professionals in locations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia (primarily India and Philippines), South America, Australia and South Africa. For more information, visit Specialist Jersey City, NJ Overview:The incumbent(s) have the full responsibility and ownership of assigned business units to administer payroll independently for approximately 700 employees. Incumbent is expected to have the overall knowledge of law related to processing payroll including understanding of Wage and Hour, FLSA and administering the federal, state and local tax withholding. Provides "full service" in-house payroll (from withholding to gross ups) support to assigned business units, using analytical skills to research and solve issues. Must have the ability to work with minimum supervision and manage multiple tasks at once. The candidate would be reporting to Jersey City office. Responsibilities: Perform daily payroll department operations for the USA and Canada. Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed timely and accurately Identify and improve payroll processes from SOX and internal control perspectives Review and reconcile payroll transmission to general ledger Prepare, reconcile, and review payroll account balances Understand proper taxation of employee and employer benefits and deductions Review and process incentive payments Communicate with HR to obtain the necessary information to process payroll Respond to employees and internal teams when there are payroll inquiries Manage ad hoc projects related to payroll and HR Qualifications 7+ years of managing/processing multi-state payroll 2+ years of experience in Canada payrollExperience with a company with 2000+ employees Strong knowledge of Federal and State payroll withholdings Close attention to detail Ability to meet tight deadlines, and prioritize competing workloads Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to respond to payroll inquiries with professionalism, kindness, and empathy. Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills Proficient in MS Office especially MS Excel Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a Business related concentration Proven team player Prior SOX compliance experience would be preferred Prior experience with Ceridian Dayforce would be a great plus. Fluent in Spanish a big plus EEO/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities Please be aware that EXL requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination. EXL is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.Please also note that the data shared through the job application will be stored and processed by EXL in accordance with the EXL Privacy Policy. Other details Pay Type Salary Required Education Bachelor's Degree Apply Now