Payroll Specialist


Dermody, Burke & Brown is currently seeking a full-time Payroll Specialist in our New Hartford office to perform a variety of tasks including accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and tax preparation.   

Responsibilities Include:

  • Processing weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payrolls
  • Preparation of quarterly payroll returns and annual payroll forms
  • Remitting federal and state tax deposits
  • Processing payroll reports for clients on an as needed basis
  • Assisting clients with payroll inquiries
  • Various light accounting duties and computerized accounts payable
  • Communications with clients
  • Assist with client tax and accounting services
  • Assist with general office duties

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and maintain a positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must show initiative, have great organizational skills and be reliable
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Accounting CS products and CCH ProSystem fx would be helpful


  • Competitive compensation
  • Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off

Normal work week is 40 hours (8:30AM - 5:00PM), however, hours may be increased from time to time at the firm’s discretion.  From January 1st through April 15th the employee will be required to work most Saturdays.

DB&B is one of the largest locally owned and independent, certified public accounting firms in Central New York and is a 6-time recipient of the 'Best Places to Work in CNY' award.  If you share our dedication to high standards of excellence, please submit your resume to:

Laurina Kreis
Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC
443 North Franklin Street, Suite 100 
Syracuse, NY 13204