Sr Payroll Systems Coord - 22032

Orange County, FL
Jun 25, 2019
Aug 24, 2019


The Payroll Systems Coordinator is responsible for researching, testing, and implementing all additions and changes to the payroll system. A Payroll Systems Coordinator operates with considerable independence. General direction is received from the Payroll Manager.

Representative Duties

Note: The below description may not be representative of all duties and responsibilities for this position.

Researches, tests and implements additions and changes to the payroll system.

  • Reviews policies, regulations, and laws which govern payroll to ensure compliance for all system additions and updates.
  • Creates specifications detailing the requirements of all system additions and updates, including all reporting requirements for balancing the payroll and for reporting to vendors.
  • Assists BCC Information Systems and Services (ISS) staff with interpretations of payroll issues for programming purposes.
  • Conducts comprehensive testing of all system additions and updates.
  • Ensures that all software errors and hardware malfunctions are investigated and reported to the ISS staff, and that all corrective action is completed and tested in a timely manner.
  • Conducts training for Payroll Department staff of all system additions and updates.
  • Prepares user documentation outlining system additions and updates.
  • Conducts and attends meetings as a representative of the Comptroller's Office.

Acts as liaison between multiple departments, agencies, and vendors as a representative of the Comptroller's Office.

  • Assists in the processing of bi-weekly payroll as necessary.
  • Prepares and calculates changes to prior payrolls.
  • Processes and audits Employee Change Notices.
  • Audits and extends payroll transmittal registers.
  • Performs data entry of employees' payroll exceptions and corrections.

Assists with departmental personal computers.

  • Provides assistance to Payroll Department personnel in the operation of personal computers.
  • Develops PC programs to assist in departmental operations.

Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree with major course work in accounting, business administration, or a related field from an accredited university.
  • One year experience in implementing and/or maintaining payroll systems.


  • Ability to work flexible hours, depending upon department's needs.
  • Possess and maintain reliable work habits.
  • Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to use a computer terminal for data entry with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to adjust readily to changes in procedures, practices, and/or assignments.
  • Ability to function either independently or within a team, depending upon the work assignment/project.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, managers, and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with peers, managers, and the public, on both individual and group levels.
  • Familiarity with office practices, procedures, and equipment (e.g, copiers, calculators, faxes, multi-line telephones, voice mail, and electronic mail).
  • Ability to analyze problems with detail and accuracy, keep complex records, assemble and organize data, and prepare reports from such data.
  • Working knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles and practices as they pertain to payroll.
  • Ability to plan, organize, conduct extensive testing, and implement system additions, enhancements and/or modifications.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, prioritize and complete work assignments/projects.
  • Ability to effectively plan and lead a team, including training and motivating others.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and rules pertaining to payroll (including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Internal Revenue Code, Florida Unemployment Compensation Act, etc.).



  • Experience implementing and/or maintaining the PeopleSoft HRMS product.
  • One year experience in payroll in a local or state government.


  • Familiarity with Orange County government organization.


The Office has a non-tobacco use policy and applicant must successfully pass background investigation.

Application Deadline

Open until filled.


Salary Range: $52,000- $86,195.

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