Payroll Specialist (Full or Part-Time, 20-40 hours/week)
Location: Littleton, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Some College
Salary: $18.50 - $21.00/hr.
Depending on experience.
General Statement of Job Function
Responsible for all payroll tasks, including processing of monthly payroll, administration of our external payroll system (currently Paylocity), reconciliation and payment of employee benefits, and reconciliation of payroll reporting. Also responsible for monthly journal entries and reconciliation of general ledger accounts that pertain to payroll. This position assists with Human Resources matters as well, especially as it pertains to Paylocity data, and survey reporting.
Process and reconcile monthly payroll, including faculty pay, housing allowances, federal work study, etc.
Reconcile and submit payment for employee benefits
Account reconciliation and statistical analysis
Research and inform management of current payroll tax issues and requirements
Provide analytical payroll reports for Director of Finance
Establish payroll processes and procedures
Review and revise payroll policies in cooperation with the Director of Financial Services
Administer paid-time off and communicate process to employees
Reconcile quarterly and year-end tax information returns (941’s, W-2’s, 1042’s, etc.)
Establish new tax accounts in other states based on staffing needs
Provide back-up support in entering and maintaining employee information
Provide analytical reporting for Human Resources using Paylocity data
Creates & maintains communications pieces to explain how their pay is calculated.
Accounting degree or equivalent experience is preferred
3+ years prior accounting and payroll experience preferred
Knowledge of Excel required, experience with Paylocity preferred
Experience with nonprofit payroll processing, including ministerial housing allowances, a definite plus
Knowledge of multi-state employment payroll responsibilities preferred
The ability to multi-task and to work as part of a team is essential
Must be professionally and customer service focused and able to maintain confidentiality
Must have the ability to organize, communicate, problem solve, research, initiate and manage projects effectively and accurately.
Agreement with Denver Seminary’s statement of faith.
Denver Seminary is a graduate school of Theology offering masters and doctoral degrees from its' main campus in Denver Colorado and also from a satellite campus in Landover, Maryland and online. Denver Seminary employs approximately 200-250 faculty, staff and student workers.