May require a bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or a related field. This position reports to the most senior payroll position.
If this employee spends more than 50% of time personally performing payroll processing and related activities, match the position to Lead Payroll Administrator.
May require keyboard skills and elementary knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, or database programs. Performs tasks to establish and maintain employee/payroll records.
Director/VP of Global Payroll Performs a variety of routine office/clerical duties such as filing, coding, posting, and typing.
Alternately, this employee may manage a regional or sectional payroll and related activities in an organization that has multiple stand-alone payrolls reporting to a centralized payroll authority.
Generally requires 5 or more years of payroll or closely related experience.
As the highest-ranking employee whose primary responsibility is payroll, incumbent is solely responsible for all payroll and related activities.
Payroll Administrator (1-Person Payroll Department) F. Lead Payroll Administrator (2- or 3-Person Unit) Payroll Management G. May require an associate's degree or equivalent experience. Performs all activities necessary to process 1 or more payrolls, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management.
Generally requires 6 months to 1 year of office experience. Duties may include checking and auditing timekeeping records for compliance with established standards, maintaining time and attendance records, entering new hires into the payroll system, posting changes in pay and tax status, and miscellaneous changes.
Supervises 2 or more Payroll Practitioners in carrying out responsibility for payroll preparation/production in the payroll department.
Reports to the top payroll position or to a Payroll Manager.
As the most senior person in the organization whose primary responsibility is payroll and related activities, incumbent directs the activities of the senior payroll management team and respective staff members.
Incumbent develops and controls all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization's payroll processing objectives, including relationships with internal and external auditors and state and federal agencies.