Payroll Specialist

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Full Time - Rochester, NY

Payroll Specialist
Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning is adding to our team! Since 1945, Isaac has been a Western NY leader in providing HVAC services to homeowners. If you are a highly-motivated individual who can deliver top-quality service while maintaining our highest standards for safety and quality, then send us a copy of your resume today! As a Rochester Top 100 company with six branches, you will be joining a growing company with deep roots in the community and a well-known desirable workplace culture that puts safety and people first. 
We are looking for a Payroll Specialist to join our growing team.  The Payroll Specialist position is part of the growing HR/Accounting team at Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning.
The purpose of this position is to perform payroll tasks to ensure pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government, state, and local regulations.
Essential functions:
  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including pay rates, salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Performs high-level payroll functions such as certified payroll, overtime premium and commission calculations.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Be able to perform the essential functions and physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies
  • Communication Skills: possesses effective communication skills: oral, written, listening.
  • Computer Skill: skilled with computers, takes advantage of new technology, learns new tools such as the intranet quickly, uses technology to enhance job performance.
  • Customer Service: works well with employees, promotes a positive image of the company, and strives to solve issues raised by employees.
  • Conflict Management: good listener, committed to finding solution to problems, works well with challenging people on a daily basis.
  • Positive Attitude: sees challenges as opportunities, focused on the positive versus the negative, knows that situations get better with a positive attitude and genuine effort.


Physical requirements:
  • Sitting (constant). For sustained periods of time with the ability to get up and move around occasionally.
  • Typing (constant). Using a computer keyboard, mouse, and phone keypad.
  • Talking (constant). Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing (constant). Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and document accurately what was heard in the client profile.
  • Ability to work in a noisy, distracting environment.
  • Seeing (constant). Ability to see in the following manner with or without corrective lenses: ability to read/see near or far, judge distances, and identify colors.
  • Attendance and punctuality (regular/predictable). Regular/predictable attendance and punctuality for this position is required, compliance required at every level.
  • 3 to 5 years of payroll experience.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • ADP Workforce Now experience is preferred.
  • AS/BS degree in accounting or related field is preferred.
  • ADP payroll certification is preferred.


  • Health Insurance, 401K with Company contribution, Paid Vacation
  • Steady work 12 months a year
  • One of the best company cultures from a Rochester Top 100 growing company
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive hourly wage/salary
Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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