Payroll Specialist

New Hartford, NY

Dermody, Burke & Brown (DB&B) has an immediate opening for a full-time Payroll Specialist to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax preparation in our New Hartford, New York office.


  • 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


  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Business Management 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
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Accounting CS products and CCH ProSystem fx would be helpful, but is not required


  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • $18-$22 per hour based on experience

Normal work week is 40 hours (8:00AM - 5:00PM), however may be increased from time to time at firm’s discretion.  From January 1st through April 15th you 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. Our firm is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment. This commitment is woven into our values and beliefs. As an equal opportunity employer, our firm is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender orientation, country of origin, religion, mental health status, age, and disability. At DB&B, our differences are what make our team stronger.

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

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