Payroll Administrator

Job Title: Payroll Administrator
Reports to: Senior Controller, Finance
Location: New York (Hybrid Working)

Job purpose
Payroll Administrator and processor will be responsible for performing all payroll functions of the organization, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Process semi-monthly U.S payroll using ADP for approximately 60 employees.
  • Update employee information including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Coordinate with Hong Kong, Singapore, and Brussels office payroll agencies for accurate and timely processing of monthly payroll, benefits, and tax payments.
  • Work with London accountant to book monthly salary and benefit expenses in accounting system.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate payroll records and reports for expense tracking.
  • Facilitate audits by providing payroll records, expenses support and documentation to outside auditors.
  • Perform other general accounting functions such as bank reconciliations, booking expenses and revenue in to accounting system.
  • Assist in month end closing, perform analysis and reconciliation of accounts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • At least three to five years of payroll related experience required.

Experience/ Skills required

  • Knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, reconciliations, internal control, and payroll taxes.
  • General knowledge of accounting and understanding of the general ledger accounts and how they relate to various line items on P&L and Balance Sheet.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of ADP payroll software preferred but not required.

About ISDA
Since 1985, ISDA has worked to make the global derivatives markets safer and more efficient. Today, ISDA has more than 980 member institutions from 78 countries. These members comprise a broad range of derivatives market participants, including corporations, investment managers, government and supranational entities, insurance companies, energy and commodities firms, and international and regional banks. In addition to market participants, members also include key components of the derivatives market infrastructure, such as exchanges, intermediaries, clearing houses and repositories, as well as law firms, accounting firms and other service providers. Information about ISDA and its activities is available on the Association’s website: . Follow us on Twitter @ISDA.

ISDA offers a great work environment, with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

  • Retirement – with employer match
  • Life, disability, and accident insurance
  • Discretionary bonus up to 20%
  • 17 days holiday, public holidays paid
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage offered at little to no cost to employees and dependents
  • Generous paid time off
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Pre and post-tax commuter spending accounts
  • Education – ISDA offers a yearly training calendar across all offices
  • Flexible working policy
  • Company and office social events

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