Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 4, 2019
Closes: Monday, November 18, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, November 18, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

-Associate's degree in Accounting, Mathematics, Business Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution, or significant progress toward the degree with anticipated completion date within 1 year
-At least one year of payroll or finance office experience
-Understanding of and commitment to College purpose, values, and vision
-Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
-Ability to accurately compile records and monitor information/data in an organized manner
-Excellent computer skills and commitment to use of technology
-Competence in using Microsoft office and other software applications
-Ability to work interdependently in close team environment
-Ability to manage multiple activities at once and prioritize effectively
-Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
-Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:

  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership

Preferred Qualifications

North Carolina Community College experience in payroll
Affordable Care Act reporting experience/knowledge

Position Description

Payroll Specialist reports to the Dean, Financial & Administrative Services and performs the following functions:

  • Processes monthly payroll and disburses monthly deduction checks utilizing Ellucian software.
  • Monitors related salary and fringe benefit budgets for all funds.
  • Works collaboratively with Human Resources to perform annual reporting.
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns.
  • Maintain and document all payroll and leave records.
  • Process and monitor garnishment orders and other issues that impact payroll.
  • Coordinates with respective divisions across campus to make sure payroll is turned into Payroll Services on a timely basis.
  • Processes federal, state, and local payroll reporting, including income taxes, FICA taxes, retirement, etc.
  • Processes monthly special reimbursement billings.
  • Provides general assistance to staff members in the division by preparing documents, spreadsheets, reports, data queries, and other tasks as needed for special projects.
  • Works collaboratively with administrative support staff to develop cross-training opportunities and knowledge sharing.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Maintains office equipment and inventory of supplies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, which support the purpose and initiatives of the College.

Job Post Contact

Davidson County Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933