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Payroll Coordinator

UncommonGoods is seeking highly-organized and process-oriented coordinators to help us track payroll and perform various clerical tasks during the holiday season. UncommonGoods is an online gift retailer with a fast-paced fulfillment center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. We take pride in our positive and professional work environment and are committed to making UncommonGoods our team members’ favorite place to work. As a payroll coordinator you will play a key role in helping us achieve this goal! This is a seasonal position that runs from August to December 2014. Compensation is competitive and depends on experience.


Responsibilities include:

  • Using ADP Enterprise and Microsoft Excel to verify payroll accuracy
  • Reporting payroll numbers and performance metrics to the management team
  • Investigation of and critical thinking about time clock abnormalities
  • Executing on various clerical duties in an organized and timely manner


Required Skills:

  • You pride yourself on your computer literacy:  you know what ADP is and you aren’t afraid to use it;  Excel functions are your friend; You have a deep and abiding love of keyboard shortcuts; and you wouldn’t be caught dead using Internet Explorer
  • You have a sense of urgency and know how to prioritize
  • You work well under pressure
  • You are a critical thinker and a problem solver
  • You are a good listener; you’re able to take direction from managers and peers and execute on those accurately and independently.
  • You are a clear and professional communicator. You’re able to give direction to warehouse associates in person, via email, and on the phone in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.
  • You are organized and attentive to detail. You have high personal performance standards; you’re focused on getting the job done precisely and accurately the first time. And you’ll speak up if something doesn’t look right.
  • You are patient


Desired Skills:

  • Previous experience as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, or billing clerk


Please apply with your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter please briefly answer both of the following questions to be considered: 1) Describe the most complex process you have followed or enforced in the past; and 2) Describe a time when you had to juggle several projects or tasks at once and how you handled that situation.

Location: Headquarters
Department: Operations

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