Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Payroll Administrator

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 5:51 PM)
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Creating hope.
Transforming lives.

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County helps people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We assist over 19,000 people annually through programs for people of all ages and stages of life. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.



The Payroll Administrator processes payroll and payroll related functions for Catholic Charities of Onondaga County and Toomey Residential and Community Services.


  1. Prepare and review payroll in a timely and accurate manner.
  2. Maintain all appropriate payroll records in accordance with State and Federal regulations, and agency best practices.
  3. Prepare payroll tax reports as required.
  4. Work with Director of Accounting, Accounting Manager and Chief Financial Officer to develop, implement and monitor annual goals and objectives.
  5. Be a source of information for payroll accounting and governmental regulations.
  6. Prepare work sheets for auditors use.
  7. Communicate with program director/managers on payroll matters.
  8. Communicate with human resources team to insure accuracy of information related to status changes, deductions, paid time off, accrual balances and other types of payroll information.
  9. Serve as backup for various accounting personnel.
  10. Practice behavior consistent with agency mission, values and core competencies.
  11. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a payroll accounting environment in a business, not-for-profit or government agency. Familiarity with ADP Workforce now preferred.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. NYS Driver's license required.


Creative problem solving skills. Knowledge of computer systems and computer operations. Demonstrated proficiency in payroll systems, MS Excel and MS Word. Ability to operate office equipment. Excellent communication skills, oral and written communication skills.


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