Payroll Coordinator

Center for Urban Community Services

The Payroll Coordinator reports to the General Accounting Manager and works closely with the Payroll Coordinator 4 to compile, input and process the biweekly payroll. The position also communicates with the HR Department to ensure the timely processing of time and attendance records and responds to management and employees’ payroll related questions promptly and accurately.

Key Responsibilities

Prepare biweekly payroll for a large not for profit organization.

Compile, input and verify payroll information for processing within deadlines.

Work with HR to gather and input data for new hires, changes, terminations, etc.

Review, approve, and maintain all payroll personnel information while applying CUCS internal policies and labor regulations as necessary.

Assist in the final review and ensure accuracy of the final payroll register before it is sent for processing.

Process manual checks on an as needed basis.

Provide payroll audit support by supplying reports, supporting documentation and files as requested.

Ensure CUCS’ compliance with federal, state and local laws by understanding existing requirements and new legislation.

Assist with special projects when needed to aid the organization’s compliance with auditing and reporting deadlines.



Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience, commensurate with the stated job responsibilities.

Three years of increasingly responsible, specialized experience in preparing and processing payroll and related personnel management documents.

Must possess strong analytical skills, be detail oriented and tolerate frequent interruptions.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Display flexibility in working independently or in a team environment.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Knowledge of ADP payroll a plus.