Payroll Adminstrator

Paragon Systems Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 3 weeks ago


Paragon Systems is hiring for the role of Payroll Administrator based out of our corporate office in Herndon, VA. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity. All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.

  • Entering and auditing of employee data; payroll maintenance; and monitoring of employee data.

  • Assisting in the preparation and processing of bi-weekly payroll for approximately 1000 employees; reviewing and ensuring accuracy of approved changes, updated and special payroll


  • Ensuring that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; reviewing

changes for proper authorization and ensuring corporate policies are in accordance to federal,

state, and local tax codes.

  • Researching and resolving payroll problems and processing errors.

  • Partnering with HR personnel to ensure responsive resolution of employee payroll


  • Providing support to employees in answering payroll related questions on an as needed basis.

  • Coordinating efforts between payroll, human resources, accounting and other departments to

ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including reparation/distribution of

detailed reports).

EQUIPMENT/ COMPUTER SKILLS: Knowledge of general office equipment; Microsoft office software and accounting software; excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel and formula functions.

Minimum Requirements


  • Intermediate level experience in MS Excel.

  • 2 years general office experience

  • Payroll experience is a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal, and customer skills required

  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and to meet deadlines.


  • With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.

  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks.

  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.

  • Regular computer usage

  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.

  • May be required to use vehicle for the performance of duties

  • Regular talking and hearing

  • Occasional walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping kneeling, crouching and crawling.

  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.

  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Benefits include Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision available), 401(k), Vacation and Sick Leave and Paid Holidays.

EOE/M/F/VET/Disabilities Employer

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

  • Priority referrals for protected veterans*

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program

VA License Number: 11-4665

We are a nationwide provider of security solutions and an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Our core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness are proudly demonstrated daily by our employees to our customers and the communities we service.

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Payroll Adminstrator

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