Payroll Processor

Payroll Processor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Payroll Processor to join our team.


  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Assist employees with questions and concerns regarding payroll;
  • May assist with Accounts Payable as requested;
  • Coordinate with division management from General Manager to Vice Presidents regarding payroll status;
  • Distribute live checks;
  • Professional appearance and demeanor are requested;
  • Maintain safe & organized work area;
  • Handling time and attendance reporting;
  • Prepare specific reports required for final time sheets for division;
  • Administration of benefits, entering new employees into the system, ensuring they understand benefits and sign up before deadlines;
  • Upload/enter all employee payroll time/timesheets for the assigned division on a daily basis ensuring accuracy of employee time data;
  • Process third party vendor files, as needed, and reviews and works to immediately resolve errors or warnings;
  • Review and answer wage withholding orders and ensure proper garnishment procedures are followed by 3 rd party vendor;
  • Answering questions and solving issues with employee payroll;
  • Works with appropriate resources to resolve any inquiries and transactions in a timely, accurate fashion.


  • 6 months payroll processing experience preferred;
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite;
  • Ability to type 35 WPM;
  • Intermediate to strong skills in excel;
  • One to four years of experience processing payroll;
  • Ability to communicate effectively on all levels;
  • Experience with ADP;
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree a plus;
  • Ability to read, write and speak English;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and follow directions;
  • Ability to work well independently.