Goddard Riverside Community Center

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Job Description

INTRO/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Goddard Riverside Community Center (GRCC), a well-established Manhattan community based agency with an annual operating budget of approximately $30 million, seeks a highly qualified candidate to facilitate data analysis and the effective staffing of the organization. GRCC is a leading human service organization in New York City’s meeting the basic needs of children, youth and families, homeless people, and older adults through 25 programs at 20 sites on the Upper West Side and Harlem.


PURPOSE OF POSITION: The HR/Payroll Analyst is responsible for the support and maintenance of the Human Resources Information System, compiling information for compliance reporting, HR-related payroll and associated administrative tasks.



1) Payroll

  • Responsible for accurate data entry of employee information into Paycom
  • Maintain central log of all payroll changes/updates for each biweekly pay period
  • Responsible for the appropriate implementation of garnishments, tax levies, support orders and other income withholding orders in accordance with Federal, State and Local laws
  • Work with managers and at times employees to ensure time is entered and approved accurately for each pay period and that payroll is compliant with Federal, State and Local wage and hour laws
  • Draft memos related to pay adjustments to be included with paychecks
  • Serve as the main point of contact for answering employee questions about payroll and personnel forms

2) Human Resources Information System

  • Develop and prepare periodic reports for Senior Management incorporating key metrics such as headcount, turnover/retention, vacancies by program, overtime data, leaves of absence
  • Supply HR metrics and headcount reporting and forecasting; provide scheduled reports to ensure the organization is fully cognizant of trends and key drivers
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for payroll or HRIS data and reports from finance and accounting, other departments, consultants, and/or funders.
  • Work with Talent Acquisition Specialist to monitor new hire checklists in Paycom for completion of onboarding steps
3) Compliance
  • Work with Finance and Compliance departments to prepare personnel information for funder audits as requested and to follow up on any corrective action plans
  • Work with payroll/HRIS provider to complete annual ACA reporting
  • Assist in gathering and completing annual Affirmative Action data
  • Complete annual EEO-1 report and other Census Reporting


4) HR Operations & Other Administrative
  • Keep a running log of new hires, promotions, transfers and terminations
  • Assist Benefits Manager with paid time off request calculations and leave of absence management
  • Handle general HR inquiries and administrative requests including letters of employment, wage and employment verification forms, etc.
  • Coordinate responses to tax/IRS and unemployment inquiries
  • Assist in development of communications and/or training materials
  • Provide general support for Benefits Manager & Talent Acquisition Specialist by preparing orientation packets, new hire paperwork/materials and benefits continuation letters for terminating employees.
  • Special projects as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Degree in Accounting a plus
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  •  Excellent communications skills both written and verbal



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally to the organization
  • Demonstrates high energy and desire to succeed
  • High level of professionalism with ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Hard working, detail oriented and organized with strong ability to multi-task and problem solve in a high volume and demanding environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive employee information
  • Knowledge of FLSA implications



  • Prior experience running a payroll system highly desired
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel including using formulas
  • Proven Microsoft Office skills; Excel skills required (pivot-tables, look-ups, formulas, reporting functions, and graph/charts (must have a high level of expertise in excel including VLOOKUP and data consolidation tools)
  • Experience with Paycom and EVerify a plus

Salary Information

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

To Apply

Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to gsanchez@goddard.org. Please include "HR Payroll Analyst" in the subject line.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job related task other than those specifically presented in this description.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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