Senior Payroll Accountant

  • Location
    Cranbury, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Payroll / Benefits
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 65000 - $ 85000

Senior Payroll Accountant

Parker+Lynch is conducting a search for a Senior Payroll Accountant with both experience running payroll for over 1,000 employees and maintaining the accounting reconciliations for payroll. This direct hire position is with a growing engineering/architectural firm with a presence across the US and internationally.

Our ideal candidate has experience processing multi-state payroll as well as international exposure. This is a direct hire position in Cranbury, NJ. This role offers tremendous growth potential as the company continues to expand! 


  • Processes timely and accurate payroll in accordance with all regulatory and reporting requirements for 1,400 employees across 10 states
  • Calculate wage and overtime payments, wage garnishments, and processing of new hires
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries
  • Work closely with HR to ensure accuracy and benefits
  • Review and update payroll procedures and engage employees with any payroll related questions


  • Bachelors degree in a related field is a requirement
  • 5-7+ years of experience processing payroll
  • Experience with ADP payroll is preferable
  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Federal and State payroll laws. 
  • Excellent communications kills

Salary: $65,000-85,000K

Location: Cranbury, NJ

If this sounds like a strong fit with your next career move, then contact me ASAP for immediate consideration at: or apply to this post.