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Payroll Administrator

  • Tuesday, June 06, 2023 1:25 PM
    Message # 13211584

    Job Summary:

    PLNU is looking for a dedicated and detail-oriented candidate to support and grow within the Office of Human Resources. You will be a great teammate who is willing to take direction but also shows initiative and can work independently. The role will contribute to the department by providing leadership in all payroll functions. Apply here.

    This candidate will provide dependable and professional in-person support to our PLNU community of students, staff, and faculty.

    Salary Pay Range: $28.51 - $35.64 per hour
    Internal Classification: Career Track - Manager: Job Level 1

    Job Status:

    Full time


    What We're Looking For:

    • Experience and knowledge of federal California payroll laws and regulations
    • Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Excel, Workday experience is a plus
    • You have an eye for detail and are familiar with balancing/reconciliations
    • Self-motivated and able to work well independently, with a team-oriented approach
    • Ready to tackle new projects/systems with a positive attitude
    • Enthusiastic, passionate, and strong work ethic!
    • Knowledge and experience working with a diverse population is preferred

    What You'll Be Doing: 

    • Provide excellent customer service communicating clearly, respectfully, positively, and supportively while interacting with a diverse population of students and colleagues.
    • Provides leadership in the payroll function, providing guidance and overall communication regarding payroll policies.
    • Oversees and conducts processing of bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls. 
    • Provides payroll reports and data to HR, Accounting and other internal and external constituents as requested
    • Acts as liaison with third party vendors to ensure tax liability accounts are reconciled and processed within established deadlines.
    • Develops advanced knowledge of Workday payroll system, participating in updates impacting payroll functionality
    • Participate in fiscal and calendar year end processing of payroll and coordinating with outside vendors for W2 distribution



    • Three years of direct experience in electronic payroll processing in a medium to large organization
    • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and California payroll laws and regulations
    • Ability to build and maintain trusted relationships with campus community. 
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Evidence of Christian commitment and active church involvement. In addition, staff agree to live in agreement with PLNU’s Community Life Covenant
    •  Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.

    Physical Requirements:

    • The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor.
    • Vision to read documents, email and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor.
    • Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone.
    • Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.


    Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures.

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