Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator
City of Noblesville Office of Finance and Acounting
 Noblesville, Indiana
Job Description

Incumbent serves as Payroll Administrator for the Office of Finance and Accounting, responsible for processing city payroll.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists the Deputy Controller with financial management duties such as, but not limited to, operating payroll systems to protect data to mitigate risk and enhance the city’s value.
  • Assists the Deputy Controller with accounting duties as specified by Indiana Code 36-4-10-5 such as, but not limited to:
  • Serves as the city’s primary resource on Federal, State, and City payroll laws, regulations, and policies, including, but not limited to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Indiana Department of Revenue, Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS), annual salary ordinance, and approved union agreements.
  • Executes payroll activities, ensuring accuracy and timely processing of paychecks and filing of required reports for payroll taxes, retirement benefits, employer-sponsored benefits, and all other related withholdings in accordance with Federal and State laws.
  • Oversees all aspects of payroll processing, ensuring consistency and compliance with city policies and all applicable state and federal laws.
  • Executes internal controls practices in compliance with State law, as enforced by the State Board of Accounts (SBOA). This includes, but is not limited to, periodic reconciliation of bank statements with all recorded payroll receipts and disbursements.
  • Maintains payroll records including, but not limited to, employee data for wages, hours worked, leave time, payroll deductions, and banking information.
  • Completes timely earnings and employment verification forms as requested by outside agencies.

Job Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in business, accounting, finance or related area and a minimum of three years’ work experience in payroll administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred. Experience with enterprise payroll software required. Experience with UKG Workforce Ready preferred.

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