Payroll Administrator (Administrative) Job Description

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Payroll Administrator Job Description


Job Title: Payroll Administrator


Location: [Insert location]


Reports to: [Insert manager’s title]


Job Purpose:

The Payroll Administrator will be responsible for processing employee payrolls and maintaining employee records to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing. The incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.


Key Responsibilities:

• Administer and process payroll for all employees

• Ensure that payroll is processed accurately and on time

• Maintain and update employee records

• Prepare and distribute payroll reports

• Respond to payroll-related inquiries and resolve any issues

• Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing payroll

• Assist with the development and implementation of payroll policies and procedures

• Stay up to date with changes in payroll laws and regulations

• Prepare and maintain accurate payroll records and reports

• Process and administer employee benefits programs



• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field

• 2+ years of experience in payroll administration

• Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other payroll software programs

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Strong attention to detail and accuracy

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• Strong organizational skills

• Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.