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Payroll Clerk 


Job Summary

Processes payroll and related liabilities for employees. All duties and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with the Yellowhawk Mission and Vision statements.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Responsible for processing and maintaining accurate and timely payroll accounting records in a manner consistent with accounting principles and Yellowhawk’s Personnel Policies and Procedures.
  2. Ensures for consistency and accuracy in payroll documentation, including leave authorizations, clarifying inconsistencies with supervisors.
  3. Generates payroll checks and direct deposit along with related liabilities information.
  4. Prepares quarterly federal & state tax forms- 941, OQ/132 and workers compensation.
  5. Generates employee W2’s, record copies, federal & state copies and e-filing through Atrix.
  6. Assists employees in understanding payroll calculations and deductions, investigates problems, report findings to the appropriate staff and makes appropriate correction if necessary.
  7. Assists employees in understanding Yellowhawk’s Personnel Policies and Procedures.
  8. Assists in analyzing, reconciling and posting information to general ledger accounts.
  9. Prepares required reports, records and files in accurate and organized manner.
  10. Assists finance department staff as backup. This may include but is not limited to preparing and processing purchase orders, reviewing journal entries, accounts payable checks, daily deposits to the bank, etc.
  11. Participates in educational and professional development activities.
  12. Maintains strictest confidentiality.
  13. Performs related work as required.
  14. Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma/equivalent and five (5) years’ demonstrated experience in processing payroll


Associate’s degree in accounting including payroll classes and two (2) years’ of successful accounting experience in a professional office.

  1. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurance requirements to operate General Services Administration vehicles.
  2. Must submit to and pass a reference and criminal background check.
  3. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
  4. Must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field preferred.
  2. Experience with accounting and payroll software, particularly Sage Fund Accounting/MIP.
Closing Date Open Until Filled with review 12/07/2023  
Supervised By Accounting Supervisor  
Salary $47,866.64 - $71,901.32 annual  
Covered Status NO  
Safety Sensitive NO  
EOE Statement No employee or job applicant shall be discriminated against in the pursuit of employment due to Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin or any other category protected by law, except as provided by the Indian Preference Act under Title 25, of the U.S.C.  

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