ADP Workforce Now Payroll Specialist

Clearance Level
Financial Systems
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ92451

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are looking for an Expert in ADP Workforce Now Payroll processing. In this position, you will be responsible for processing all aspects of multi-state payrolls and providing accounting support (CANDIDATE MUST LIVE IN THE WMD AREA).


Must be an Expert ADP Workforce Now Payroll Specialist with proven operational experience.

Manage all aspects of payroll by using ADP Workforce Now payroll software. Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality.

Payroll Job Duties:

  • Must have a complete understanding and working experience of how ADP Workforce Now is setup and operates.
  • Processes multi-state payrolls as needed.
  • Manages workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
  • Execute time and attendance processing and interface with payroll.
  • Load and process payroll and timesheet import files.
  • Reconciles payroll prior to transmission and validates confirmation reports.
  • Must understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits and taxes in multiple states.
  • Process accurate and timely quarterly and year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc).
  • Investigates and corrects payroll discrepancies.
  • Enters and processes payroll deductions, wage garnishments, and involuntary court-ordered payments.
  • Assist employees with questions regarding pay discrepancies and any payroll related questions.
  • Perform regular payroll reporting as required including general ledger entries, etc.
  • Processes all rate changes, new hire, terminations and benefit deduction changes.
  • Set up new states as required.
  • Keep current on all payroll tax requirements and laws.
  • Create standard and advanced reports in ADP.

Additional job duties:

  • Responsible for a variety of accounting entries for billing, A/P, and GL.
  • Review and process travel and expense reports.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements.
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 years of proven Expert ADP Workforce Now payroll experience
  • Associates Degree
  • ADP Workforce Now - subject matter expert certification
  • Strong payroll accounting experience
  • Knowledge of multi-state payroll required
  • ​Must be eligible to receive a Government clearance.
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to handle confidential information with discretion


  • Payroll expert experience using ADP Workforce Now (Required)
  • Payroll certification as a Certified Payroll Professional (Preferred)
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