Empire Merchants Metro LLC is a leading distributor of spirits and fine wines. We are the critical link between the companies that produce alcoholic beverages and the retail outlets where they are sold, or the restaurants and pubs where they are consumed. Empire Merchants is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone or email.

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Payroll Coordinator

Brooklyn, NY | Administration

Empire Merchants Metro LLC is a leading distributor of spirits and fine wines. We are the critical link between the companies that produce alcoholic beverages and the retail outlets where they are sold, or the restaurants and pubs where they are consumed.

We are seeking motivated people to join our team in a variety of functions, including education and training, finance, marketing, logistics and operations, delivery, and customer service.

EEO Policy Statement

 Empire Merchants Metro is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Empire Merchants North will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities. EEOC’s EEO is the Law poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Empire Metro's Equal Opportunity Policy an be found here

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the Payroll Manager, this position is responsible for assisting the Payroll Manager in all aspects of payroll processes, including but not limited to cutting manual checks, balancing batches, adding Payroll Department Numbers, handling garnishments and child support orders, etc. This position is responsible for administering all payroll operations of the Company in the Payroll Manager’s absence.

 

ESSENTIAL POSITION RESULTS

  •  Assists Payroll Manager in managing the preparation and processing of all payroll functions including automated and manual payroll functions
  •  Ensures the accuracy of all payroll deductions
  •  Ensures the accuracy and timely filing of all periodic and annual reports and tax returns
  •  Ensures adequate internal controls are implemented and maintained in the payroll system and payroll processing procedures
  •  Maintains necessary payroll-related accounts to provide full disclosure of payroll and benefit deduction information
  •  Ensures accuracy and timeliness of interface of payroll information.
  •  Keeps abreast of, communicates changes to, and ensures compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and district laws, policies, and regulations, including all tax laws and retirement system changes
  •  Prepares or reviews all payroll statements and reports
  • Responds to and resolves complex payroll-related questions, problems, audit issues, and exceptions
  •  Participates in departmental and interdepartmental meetings pertaining to payroll
  •  Solves problems concerning payroll, answers inquiries, and enforces payroll policies
  •  Assists in development of payroll procedures by recommending improvements or changes for greater efficiency
  • Creates, prepares and runs all reports and customization by meeting with managers to analyze requests and offering solutions
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operation by keeping information confidential
  • Maintain organization’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Promotes healthy work environment by coordinating and cooperating with federal, state and local agencies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

 

Skills & Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or GED required

Bachelor degree preferred

 

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum two years related work experience required

 

SKILLS:

Computer proficiency required

Verbal communications required

Organizational skills required

 

CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES

  • None

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of payroll laws, regulations, systems and internal control standards
  •  Strong time management and interpersonal skills
  •  Strong customer service skills
  •  Ability to plan and organize work with changing priorities
  •  Ability to work within difficult and inflexible deadlines
  •  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people
  •  Ability to participate as part of a team
  •  Ability to analyze and resolve problems

 

Qualifications