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    Senior Accountant, Payroll

    Partnership to End Addiction is a national non-profit organization dedicated to ending the addiction crisis.  We understand addiction as a complex disease, demanding evidence-based, compassionate responses. Our mission centers on transforming the lives of young people by empowering the adults around them. We provide support, education, and resources for families confronting addiction, as well as partnering with organizations throughout the nation to fight this public health crisis. To learn more about our work, visit

    As part of the Finance team and reporting to the VP, Finance and Controller, the Senior Accountant – Payroll will be responsible for all functions of the bi-weekly, multi-state payroll, coordinating closely with the Human Resources Department.

    Responsibilities of the job include: 

    • Demonstrate and reflect the mission and values of the organization.
    • Proactively coordinate and collaborate with colleagues to fulfill mission and objectives of the job.
    • Coordinate with HR and accounting to verify payroll changes, employee data and accounts, and complete payroll processing within deadlines.
    • Assume full charge of payroll cycle, direct the collection, computing, and documentation of payroll data, review timekeeping, and maintain compliance with organization’s payroll procedures, with accuracy and timeliness.
    • Oversee and review payroll payments and account reconciliations.
    • Administration of payroll transactions and reports for benefit plans.
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local statutory reporting and filing requirements and document retention.
    • Preparation of required reports, payroll journal entries, benefit plan contributions, and allocations.
    • Maintain records and document processes to comply with company and legal regulations.
    • Recommend/assist with updates to payroll processing software, systems, processes, and procedures, as needed.
    • Provide detailed reports for annual audits, including 403b and workers’ compensation.
    • Respond to inquiries related to payroll, collaborate with HR and benefits administrators for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.
    • Complete monthly payroll/ labor allocations and analyses and assigned accounting reconciliations.
    • Maintain confidentiality and discretion with sensitive information at all times.
    • Perform other accounting-related duties as assigned.
    • Work under general supervision. 


    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting/finance or related field preferred.
    • 8+ years of relevant work experience, including 5+ years of direct responsibility for payroll processing and accounting.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and ADP payroll software.
    • Strong knowledge of payroll processes and relevant compliance and legal regulations.
    • Experience working with external auditors pertaining to payroll related information for annual financial statement audit, retirement plan audit, Form 5500, and Form 990
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to work and interact well with employees at all levels.
    • Strong math and analytical skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines. 

    Annual Salary Range: $75,000 – $92,000

    Partnership to End Addiction offers a robust benefits package including health, life and disability insurance, generous defined contribution retirement plan, paid family and medical leave, vacation, personal, safe/sick and floating holiday time, gym subsidies and more to eligible employees.

    This is a hybrid role.  The Senior Accountant will work in the New York City office at least one day per week.

    Partnership to End Addiction is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment for the success of our employees and the fulfillment of our mission. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce, encompassing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, that is representative of the people and communities we aim to serve.

    Learn more about working at Partnership to End Addiction.

    Cover letter and resume should be emailed to

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