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Part-Time Payroll Assistant

Location: New York, NY

Department: HR

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

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The New York Academy of Sciences is an independent, not-for-profit organization that since 1817 has been committed to advancing science, technology, and society worldwide. With more than 20,000 members in 100 countries around the world, the Academy is creating a global community of science for the benefit of humanity. The Academy's core mission is to advance scientific knowledge, positively impact the major global challenges of society with science-based solutions, and increase the number of scientifically informed individuals in society at large. Please visit us online at www.nyas.org.


JOB TITLE:  Part- Time Payroll Clerk                                                                                         

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

REPORTS TO: Director, Human Resources



To provide payroll support on a part-time basis (14-21 hours per week).

Must be able to work Mondays & Fridays, Additional days scheduled are flexible.



  • Payroll processing: on a bi-weekly basis: verify timecards, update employee data and deductions, process reimbursements, additional earnings, stipends, garnishments, etc.


  • Benefit Administration: assist with enrollment in health, flexible spending and retirement accounts. Update records and submit deposits on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Payroll reconciliation: assist with reconciling payroll reports on a bi-weekly basis.


  • General administrative support and special projects as assigned.



  • 2+ years payroll experience required (with at least 1 year ADP experience)
  • Candidate must have solid computer skills (outlook, excel, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills a must.  The ideal candidate will possess strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • This position requires someone with a high level of integrity and the ability to handle confidential information with discretion. 
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus.



Applications must include a resume, cover letter and desired hourly salary.   

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