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Payroll Specialist


Full time




RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage. 

The Finance Department is looking for a Payroll Specialist to perform various accounting functions for Payroll. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Assist in processing bi-weekly payroll for all organizations under the RCIL umbrella.
  • Entry of timesheets into ADP payroll system.
  • Run routine and investigative reports on payroll and time and attendance.
  • Provide Customer Service support to employees and programs.
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies, including processing manual checks.
  • Address issues and questions regarding payroll from employees and supervisors.
  • Be trustworthy with PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and sensitive information.


Who may be considered:

Experience working in payroll with a medium-to-large firm is preferred. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and data entry experience is required. Must have good mathematical and analytical skills, have great communication skills to interact with colleagues and executives and have outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail. 

An Associate’s Degree in Accounting is preferred.  A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.



Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm 

Must be able to work occasional Sundays and Holidays

Must be able to work longer hours as needed

Wages:  $14.36/hour

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Utica, NY

How to Apply:

Click Here to Apply

In order to be considered for employment, all candidates must complete an online application at

A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.

It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.

RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in its office.

RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.

It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities.  Apply today to make a difference!

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This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.