Requisition Number: ADMIN-JRPCO-H-01-2020-01
Job Title: Payroll Coordinator I
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $16.92-$17.95/hour

Payroll Coordinator I

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Description/Job Summary

The Payroll Coordinator – Level 1 conducts payroll functions for a very small group of programs with supervisory direction and guidance. This role is expected to project a professional company image through in-person and telephone interactions and display superior customer service skills. This position requires computer knowledge, math skills, organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively. 


  • Manually enters and maintains rate, status, and departmental changes in the HRIS system
  • Calculates overtime (weighted average), differential and gross wages as necessary
  • Effectively communicates information about calculations, garnishments, deductions, and PTO accruals to address employee or program questions
  • Reviews payroll documentation for accuracy through edit process
  • Distributes payroll checks to units for regular and supplemental payroll processes as needed
  • Responds timely to all customers’ (employees, managers, external entities) inquiries or requests for information, while maintaining security protocols
  • Promotes a workplace environment focused on superior customer service
  • Assists with audit (including confirmation of file contents, calculations, etc.), year-end processing and distribution of W-2s and other special projects as required or assigned

Required Experience

At least one year of business experience or Associate’s degree

Required Education

At least one year of business experience or Associate’s degree

Required Qualifications

  • Comfort with mathematical calculations
  • Strong customer service orientation and skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Organized, self-motivated, and self –directed
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Superior time and resource management skills – prioritizes time for multiple and varied duties
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, performing well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent critical thinking skills/follow-up skills
  • High positive energy to face the challenges of a fast-paced environment

Program Summary

Resources for Human Development is a national human services nonprofit with the broadest possible service mission, and specializes in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities wherever the need exists. Founded in 1970, RHD supports more than 160 human service programs across the country, serving tens of thousands of people every year with caring and effective programs addressing intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral health, homelessness, addiction recovery and more.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.