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Payroll Specialist in Richmond, VA at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description


POSITION: Payroll Specialist


The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Payroll Specialist to process payroll in Kronos for diocesan locations and to be responsible for monitoring and auditing payroll submissions on a bi-weekly basis to ensure accurate payroll processing and to ensure compliance with diocesan policy and state/federal regulations.

The successful candidate will collaborate with parish and school Bookkeepers & Business Managers and assist in maintaining a wide variety of employee and payroll information submitted through Kronos (e.g. employee personal data, direct deposits, tax status, salary, voluntary and involuntary contributions, etc.) for compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines. The Payroll Specialist will perform periodic audits of payroll data to ensure accurate FLSA classification of employees as well as benefit eligibility, and communicate important updates and notices related to payroll or HRMS needs to all employing locations at the direction of the Payroll Manager, among other duties.

Qualifications: A working knowledge of payroll policies and procedures, federal and state statutes pertaining to FLSA, tax status, and wage reduction programs, and computer operations is necessary. Ability to apply modern accounting principles and procedures in a non-profit setting; ability to multi-task to handle multiple projects simultaneously; and ability to think analytically to identify discrepancies and errors in payroll reports. An ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to create effective working relationships with employees and other departments is critical.


Job Requirements

Minimum of an Associate Degree in Accounting, Business or closely related field, plus at least two years of full-time payroll or accounting experience in a high-volume environment (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). Working knowledge of Kronos is desired and FCP or CPP preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate confidentiality and the ability to work under strict deadlines and possess a commitment to excellent customer service as evidenced through strong communication skills.

Interested candidates should please send a cover letter, resume, and a completed Diocesan Application to Sara Board, HR Coordinator, at A copy of our Diocesan Application can be found here:

For more information about our Diocese, please visit


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