Payroll Specialist

Missouri History Museum Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 8 months ago

Position Summary:

The Payroll Specialist is a service-oriented position that is responsible for the payroll operations for the Missouri Historical Society.

Essential Functions:

  • Contribute to an environment that fosters teamwork, effective communication and responsiveness

  • Process the bi-weekly payroll for the Missouri Historical Society

  • Serve as liaison with ADP concerning all payroll matters, including implementation of systemic updates and processes

  • Prepare applicable journal entries each payroll, ZMD voucher report, 403(b) & 457 remittances, and download payroll G/L interface

  • Prepare the payroll and benefits allocations

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for all appropriate payroll related general ledger accounts

  • Provide audit information for the financial audit and pension plan audit

  • Oversee the ADP Flex Plan system and accesses the website to retrieve activity information; balance monthly report from ADP

  • Prepare annual payroll and vacation accrual journal entries

  • Prepare quarterly 401A remittance lists

  • Prepare payroll data for grant allocations and reports

  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities

  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses for benefits, payroll clearing, receivables, and other accounts as assigned

  • Maintain current written procedures

  • Prepare journal entries related to the various areas in support of month end closing

  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned


  • High school diploma, college degree is preferred

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of payroll related work experience, ADP payroll system experience is preferred

  • Experience with Financial Edge accounting system is preferred

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information


  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

Deadline to Apply: Position open until filled.

Applicants: Please upload a cover letter of interest and resume when applying for this position.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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