Payroll Administrator

Location: Annapolis , Maryland
Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Permanent
Job ID: 14023
Date Added: 02/04/2022

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The Payroll Administrator collects and reviews timekeeping information and issues paychecks that are complete and correct. You are responsible for compiling and recording payroll data which includes, but is not limited to, employee’s time worked, expenses, paid time off, commissions, wages and deductions.  This role is responsible for shared duties in both electronic and physical personnel file management, inputting HR & pay data into various software modules, and several reporting functions. The Payroll Administrator will also be a part of the onboarding processes in partnership with other members of the HR team. Maintaining a high level of excellent customer service will be a key part of this role.


  • Enter and maintain payroll information (including onboarding, electronic files, insurance, benefits, etc.)
  • Gather and compile hours and expenses for all external employees from multiple systems while ensuring accuracy
  • Process weekly payroll for external consultants
  • Compile weekly reporting on commissions data and overtime data
  • Monitor PTO and PSL balances for external consultants- provide liability reporting
  • Perform ad hoc payroll reporting as necessary
  • Complete New Hire set up in HRIS system
  • Process changes and terminations in HRIS system
  • Update and review consultant employee folders
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent
  • Have a clear understanding of payroll laws, taxes, and PAYE procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication, including active listening, for accurately answering employee questions
  • Minimum of one-year payroll experience
  • Detail oriented and must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent customer service focus
  • Initiative and ambition to develop professionally
  • Must be a team player

Desired Skills:

  • Paylocity payroll system – Microsoft Office Proficient