Payroll Accountant I

Join us as our new Payroll Accountant I, where you will play a key part in our financial operations, ensuring accurate and timely payroll processing for our workforce of 1,000+ employees. In this pivotal role, you’ll support, administer, and monitor the payroll and timekeeping systems (CPPS and Kronos), review documentation, and ensure accurate recording of payroll data in line with regulations and policies. 

As the go-to person for labor distribution system support, you will ensure that those costs are allocated correctly, assisting colleagues with system usage and troubleshooting payroll issues. 

In addition, research, training, analysis, interpretation of financial information, and report development are also part of this role and require effective communication. Utilizing your excellent analytical and customer service skills, you’ll ensure our payroll processes remain seamless, compliant, and customer-centric.

Some of your important responsibilities will include:

  • Support monthly and bi-weekly payroll processes with precision and efficiency.
  • Review and audit details to guarantee compliance with financial and payroll regulations.
  • Proactively identifying and implementing improvements to enhance payroll data accuracy.
  • Design, extract, and develop reports to provide accurate and timely information to Fiscal Partners and other Financial Services teams.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

A wide salary range is posted for this position and any job offer is based upon a salary analysis to comply with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The salary analysis considers relevant experience, education, certifications, and state seniority as compared to others doing substantially similar work. While most salary offers are made within the posted range, occasionally an offer is made below or above the posted range based upon this salary analysis.

This is a skills-based job announcement. The required minimum qualifications and/or
education (if substituting for the proven experience, knowledge, and skills), are as follows:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of professional experience with payroll functions.
  • Experience with Excel.