Payroll Administrator in Kansas City KS

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Payroll Administrator
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Kansas City KS
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Payroll Administrator

The Payroll Administrator is part of a team that is responsible for the preparation and disbursement of payroll for approximately 20,000 multi-state employees on a monthly, bi-weekly, and weekly basis.
The role serves as a key point of contact for employees and managers for support throughout the payroll process.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day payroll processes to ensure timely, compliant and accurate payroll
  • Input and/or upload and audit all payroll entries including earnings, deductions, gross ups, garnishments, new hires, terminations, taxes, adjustments and manual checks in the payroll system
  • Review, ensure accuracy and reconcile Kronos timekeeping data and initiate manual adjustments and corrections as necessary
  • Verify and/or approve changes made by employees in MyADP Employee Self Service
  • Responsible for creating, reviewing and analyzing pre-transmission and post-transmission payroll audit reports
  • Analyze and resolve issues related to payroll, time entry and system related errors
  • Establish and maintain recurring payroll processing tasks


  • Set up and maintain Federal, State and Local tax accounts in multiple states across the US
  • Resolve payroll tax issues by working with the Federal, State and Local agencies, and ADP Tax Services
  • Understand, research, and quickly and accurately resolve any tax notices and identify situations that call for amended returns
  • Compile, input and reconcile any additional data to be included in the final payroll prior to processing of W-2s
  • Process W-2 and quarterly tax corrections as appropriate

Service Delivery:

  • Provide exceptional customer service in a high-volume, often changing environment answering questions relating to salary, paychecks and other payroll information, while paying close attention to detail and keeping all salary, benefit and other personal information confidential
  • Work closely with Human Resources and local HR contacts regarding inquires, issues and procedures affecting payroll and HR
  • Provide training and support to Payroll Coordinators in payroll administration matters
  • Identify, review and implement process improvements for the department
  • Assist other team members as needed

Reports and Projects

  • Proactively apply analytical and research skills to monitor trends and elevate issues due to data variances
  • Assist in the testing of all payroll related system enhancements, improvements, upgrades & migrations
  • Create and/or run reports using ADP Reporting system as requested by internal and external parties (Union, 401k, Workers Comp, audits, etc.)
  • Support merger and acquisition activities as required
  • Create and maintain procedure manual for all job duties
  • Keep abreast of all current and applicable tax, legislative and regulatory rulings/laws impacting payroll.
  • o Inform leaders of potential issues or changes and recommend solutions. Update field payroll coordinators of changes
  • Carry out miscellaneous special projects or additional tasks as assigned
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.
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