Payroll Specialist-Make a Difference!

Make a difference and join this well-funded non-profit organization as the Payroll Specialist. Report to the Payroll Supervisor and work closely with Accounting & HR. Utilize Paylocity to process payroll for over 100 employees on a bi-weekly schedule. Work a hybrid/remote-in office schedule. Competitive compensation & benefit plan, including 100% paid benefits, life, 403B with match, generous time off and ORCA card.


  • Accurate and timely input of new hire information, payroll changes, terminations, and other changes to the Paylocity system

  • Monitor PTO, Sick, and other paid-time-off balances to ensure accurate calculations and make required adjustments as needed

  • Communicate with employees and their direct supervisors any missing paperwork or other payroll impacting issues so that an accurate payroll is assured

  • Process all garnishment-related paperwork in a timely manner and ensure that the proper deductions and payments are made

  • Enter new benefits-eligible employees into the benefits enrollment portal and manage election timelines and due dates to ensure employees are enrolled or waive benefits by the due dates

  • Process Employment Security Department (unemployment and Paid Family and Medical Leave - PFML claim forms

  • Process L&I forms and requests for information and communicate directly with HR regarding any claim paperwork received

  • Assist with the annual benefits open enrollment process and collaborate on internal best practices for ensuring annual enrollment changes are tracked accurately and deduction changes are entered into the Paylocity


  • 2+ years of experience processing payroll for 100+ employees

  • Experience processing payroll using Paylocity, Paychex, ADP or similar payroll system

  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative, team-oriented organization

  • Highly motivated and resourceful; possessing a positive attitude and sense of humor, even under pressure

  • Able to proficiently speak, read, write, and understand English required - fluency with additional languages highly desired

  • Excellent customer service experience and communication skills including interacting with others in-person and through email, using critical thinking skills to strategize, develop and implement business solutions, create and edit documents, listen and participate verbally at meetings

Full time
Salary Range
$43,000.00 - 58,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Seattle, WA 98127, US