Payroll Administrator

Job Type

Full Time




United States


The Payroll Administrator supports and assists with all payroll functions, completing weekly payroll processing, adjustments, corrections and reporting as assigned. In addition, where needed, s/he manages the complete submission of payroll in the absence of the Payroll Manager.


  • Support the preparation of weekly payrolls, assisting the Payroll Manager to ensure submission to Ceridian by the agreed upon deadline.
  • Learn and understand the payroll-related specifications of our various services.
  • Work with program managers and staff to research and address payroll issues that arise during weekly processing, such as variances in hours, approvals, or rates of pay.
  • Complete training as needed to maintain full working knowledge of Dayforce system.
  • Provide support to program staff to answer questions and address payroll inquiries on a daily basis.
  • Work with the Payroll Manager, Ceridian customer support, and internal Dayforce administrators to address payroll-related system issues or updates as needed.
  • Support the Payroll Manager in ensuring all payroll tax filings are completed.
  • Participate in and support creation of W-2’s by January 31st each year.
  • Prepare data necessary to pay all amounts deducted for wage garnishments.
  • Ensure all pertinent information has been entered into the payroll system for accurate annual tax reporting.
  • Perform gross-to-net payroll entries and the release and distribution of payroll checks.
  • Provide proper compliance documentation to internal and external auditors as needed.
  • Reconcile and balance taxable benefits as necessary.
  • Work with the HR Benefits Manager to maintain compliance and correct calculations for employee 403b and benefit deductions.


  • Associate’s degree in accounting or equivalent.
  • 5 years or more experience with electronic payroll systems.
  • Experience with Ceridian Dayforce strongly preferred, but other systems such as ADP accepted.
  • Analytical and communication skills that enable research and resolution of issues with departments outside of payroll, including AP, Budgets and Contracts, and HR.
  • Demonstrated accounting, bookkeeping, and project management experience.
  • Driving License Required? No


Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and employee referral bonuses.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

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