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Job Details

Payroll Administration Coordinator

Gaston County - Gastonia, NC , United States

Job Description:




128 W Main Ave
Gastonia NC 28052

Employment Status

Full Time, Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)

Pay Scale

$42477.00 - $65839.00 per year (Exempt-Not Eligible for Overtime)

Closing Date: Open until filled

Essential Duties

The duties listed below are not all of the duties that may be assigned but are those that are considered as essential for an employee to perform.

Processes employee payrolls, pays taxes, makes deposits for withholdings, transmits direct deposit, and processes garnishments.

Prepares payroll, benefits and tax reports (i.e., employer’s quarterly tax returns) in accordance with federal and state payroll laws.

Analyzes audits and reconciles all payroll general ledger accounts, prepares journal entries and processes employment actions.

Provides payroll system user support, responding to departments and employees on payroll related inquiries, and works with external auditors to answer payroll related questions.

Assists in enforcing internal controls in the payroll process.

Processes daily, weekly, and monthly electronic payments to municipalities and other vendors.

Completes general ledger account analysis for receivable and all other assigned accounts.

Assists with any other general office duties including filing, distributing mail, assisting public, preparing and keying journal entries, reconciling account activity, and assisting co-workers when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance and a minimum 1 year experience in payroll. An Associate's degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance who has a Payroll Certification would be considered.  An Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.  Payroll processing experience for large employer and ability to interpret payroll law preferred. Knowledge of Tyler Munis payroll processing, experience with bank drafts and/or payroll certification is a plus. The candidate must have strong computer and calculator skills with experience in Microsoft Excel and Word. General knowledge of various office equipment required. The candidate selected must undergo and pass a drug screening test prior to employment. MINIMUM PHYSICAL OR ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time; ability to lift and carry boxes of mail and packages.

Contact Us

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053-1578 
128 W. Main Ave., Gastonia, NC 28053-1578 


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Contact Information

Jan Wiggins
Phone: (704)866-3111
Fax: NA


South Carolina Human Resources