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Payroll Administrator

  2022-06-17     City of Twin Falls     203 Main Ave East, Twin Falls  



DATE:                                  May 27, 2022

DEPARTMENT:                   Finance

POSITION:                          Payroll Administrator

EFFECTIVE:                       Upon selection

BI-WEEKLY SALARY RANGE:    $1,547 - $1,855                         Grade:  7 (Non-exempt)

BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDES: Medical & Dental Insurance, Vacation & Sick Leave (accrued bi-weekly), Paid Holidays (12), Paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, Wellness Program, Family Bonding Leave, Tuition Reimbursement, and Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho-P.E.R.S.I.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the general direction of the Assistant Finance Director, the Payroll Administrator performs complex accounting functions for payroll and benefits administration. The nature of the work requires the employee to be detail oriented and time sensitive to mandated deadlines in payroll processing and state and federal reporting. The payroll administrator position aspires to be responsive to employee needs by providing accurate and timely information while maintaining confidentiality, honesty, and accountability. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.

Technical Work 70%

  • Process and issue employee paychecks and statements of earnings and deductions.
  • Process paperwork for new employees including inputting employee information into the payroll system.
  • Perform reconciliations of employee benefits such as insurance, P.ERSI, FICA, unemployment, workers’ compensation and maintain systems and procedures that streamline such reconciliations.
  • Prepare final payroll, verifies validity of time sheets, issue timely and accurate payroll checks and reports.
  • Prepare and reconcile quarterly and year-end reports and W2's;
  • Report to regulatory agencies such as the IRS and the Department of Labor;
  • Comply with organizational compensation and leave policies and procedures;
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state withholding and deposit requirements.

Other duties 30%

  • Makes sound and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations, and established procedures.
  • Performs a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to maintain a complex payroll system for a large organization with widely varying aspects.
  • Must have experience creating Microsoft Excel worksheets to compile, compare, and analyze data.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED equivalency; five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in public employer payroll function is preferred; excellent communication and interpersonal skills, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Apply immediately. Interested individuals should submit an online application using the following link: Payroll Administrator.; the position will remain open until filled. For additional information, please call Human Resources Office at 208-735-7251 or email 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT ASSESSMENTS - The assessment will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, and the results will be sent directly to the Human Resource Office. To schedule an appointment, contact the Idaho Department of Labor (DOL) located at 420 Falls Ave in Twin Falls or call 208- 735-2500.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – Drug Free Workplace

Qualified veterans who provide required documentation will be given preference in accordance with Idaho state law.

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