Overview

JOIN OUR TEAM:  Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission uplifts families and children in
ways that no other organization can.

Position Summary: The Payroll Specialist plays an integral role in maintaining the culture through
the consistent application of human resource practice and policy.  They will oversee the payroll
system and executes the payroll function of the organization. Additionally, the Payroll Specialist
provides administrative support to the Human Resources function of the organization to ensure
efficient and effective department operations.

Hours: This position is an hourly non-exempt full-time role Monday through Friday

Benefit Packages Offered:
 Competitive Pay
 Employee Development opportunities
 13 paid holidays (includes 2 floating holidays)
 Sick leave, personal days, and vacation time
 Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
 Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
 Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
 Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
 Health Savings Account with Employer contributions (HSA)
 Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance
 Accidental and Critical Illness Insurance
 Short term disability
 2 Retirement savings programs BOTH with Employer match!!

Responsibilities:
 Oversees the payroll and time and attendance system, and executes the bi-weekly payroll
processing, ensuring payroll deadlines are met
 Processes all new hires, terminations, and employee and/or position information changes in
the payroll system
 Processes and enters all other regular ongoing maintenance and/or changes to the payroll and
time and attendance system
 Runs various payroll reports following payroll submission and other ad hoc reports
 Assists with a password reset for the payroll system
 Monitors eligibility for Kentucky Retirement System and notifies employees in advance of their
eligibility date
 Performs regular billings as assigned for various Human Resources and benefits vendors and
creates check requests and Purchase Orders as needed
 Assists with annual open enrollment as needed (preparing paperwork, scheduling meetings,
reconciling changes, etc.)

 Administrative duties as an assigned example; employment verifications
 Completes regular filing of all employment paperwork
 Coordinates and creates the annual employee agreements for the Head Start program
 Responds to basic policy questions and escalates to the Human Resources Director as
appropriate
 Perform other duties assigned by the Human Resources Director

Qualifications:
 GED or high school diploma required
 At least 3-5 years of payroll processing experience, preferably with Paycor or Paycom
applications
 APA certification preferred
 Good working knowledge of accounting practices and tax laws
 Proficient in Microsoft Office, or related payroll systems and database systems
 Organizational and time management skills
 Strong attention to detail
 Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
 Ability to problem solve and analyze data independently
 Strong commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information
 Ability to relate to persons of various socio-economic backgrounds

Physical Requirements:
 Ability to bend, lift up to 50 pounds, and engage in a full range of motion
 Ability to sit, read, and type at a computer for up to 8 hours a per day

Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission’s mission is to help individuals and families
develop the knowledge, opportunities, and resources they need to achieve self-reliance within 8
counties. As a nonprofit, we value Empathy, Dignity, Independence, and Accountability. We want to
hire candidates who are as passionate as we are to fulfill our mission. If you embrace our values and
have a passion to help others, we invite you to apply and potentially become a part of our team!

*NKCAC is an equal opportunity employer: EEO – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

NKCAC IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE