Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

Part-time 15-20 hours per week


Reports To:               

Human Resources Director

FLSA Status:             



General & Administrative

Job Summary:

The payroll specialist position will maintain records and oversee the compensation of employees. Their duties include managing payroll, verifying employees' working hours, making sure paychecks are processed in a timely manner, and confirming that each paycheck is correct. Will keep management advised of potential problem areas and recommends/implements solutions as appropriate. In addition will assist with other projects as needed.  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities / Essential Functions:

 This list of duties and responsibilities is not meant to be all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management deems necessary.

Skills and Competencies:

  1. Strong knowledge of payroll best practices.
  2. Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel.
  3. Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  4. Reliability and dependability are of great importance due to payroll time constraints and schedule.
  5. Attention to detail.
  6. Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
  7. Personal accountability and credibility.
  8. Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
  9. Organizational skills and time management.
  10. Financial management.


  1. Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent from two year College or two or more years of related experience and/or training.
  2. CPP preferred but not required
  3. One to two years of utilizing Paychex Flex or Preview experience is desirable.

Physical Demands:

Normal sitting, standing and walking throughout the day. Works long hours on the computer. Reads printed materials or from a computer monitor. Requires dexterity and data entry skills.

Work Environment:

General office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

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