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Payroll Practitioner

Company: Covanta Projects LLC
Location: Morristown
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!Covanta is looking for a Payroll Practitioner to process and maintain the payroll.Primary Responsibilities:Accurate and timely domestic multi state payroll processing for over 300 employees bi-weekly and weekly.Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal tax regulations and company policies.Responsible for ensuring all timecards are compiled and approved in order to process payroll timely.Research, troubleshoot and respond to a wide range of inquiries related to payroll and time & attendance.Make adjustments to employee timecards as needed and validate on the payroll trial.Create, monitor, and troubleshoot employee rotations and pay policy set up.Track and maintain employee accruals annually and resolve any discrepancies immediately.Partner with Benefits Team on any issues with "leave" pay to ensure accuracy.Responsible for processing all staffing transactions (new hires, terms, etc.) into the Workday system with proper backup documentation needed for processing payroll.Provide customer service to all levels of employees in both corporate and facility locations.Set up, maintain, and troubleshoot garnishments for employees and act as a point of contact for agencies and bureaus.Make requests for stop payments, process off cycle payments and reimbursements as needed.Maintain and update employee records.Comply at all times and in all situations with the Sarbanes Oxley policy of Covanta.Provide support to the Payroll team members and Human Resources Dept.Assist with projects as neededPosition Requirements:Fundamentals Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred, but not required.Must have a minimum of 3 years as a Payroll Practitioner with experience in U.S. payroll.Strong knowledge of payroll & tax regulations/processes.Experience with Workday or equivalent HRIS/Payroll system.Must be able to multi-task and have superior organizational and analytical skills.Attention to detail and accuracy a must.PC Proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Experience with Ceridian Time and Attendance or similar time management system.Experience with the administration of wage attachments and the requirements of each type.Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at

Keywords: Covanta Projects LLC, Newark , Payroll Practitioner, Human Resources , Morristown, New Jersey

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