Payroll Specialist
at KVC Health Systems

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

Job Description


The Payroll Administrator is responsible for ensuring timely preparation and payment of company payroll.  As a part of the human resources team, the Payroll Administrator will provide friendly customer service to all employees and use problem solving skills to resolve any issues.


The job duties of the Payroll Administrator include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain all payroll records, reports and audits; works closely with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with relevant tax laws and government regulations
  • Knowledgeable of processing each division’s payroll and able to assist during staff shortage or growth of organization
  • Ensures all timesheets are submitted in compliance with policy, contract, state and regulatory requirements
  • Process bi-weekly payroll in a timely and accurate manner utilizing time and pay reporting systems.
  • Reviews, audits and balances payroll prior to transmission to ensure time and deductions are entered accurately
  • Reviews computed wages and corrects any errors to ensure the accuracy of earnings
  • Review payroll taxes and verifying accuracy by state and city if applicable
  • Maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, accounting teams and business units
  • Provide friendly customer service to employees with payroll questions or issues
  • Troubleshooting payroll issues within multiple business units
  • Processing garnishments and assuring they are withheld and paid timely
  • Assure that all legally required taxes are correctly setup, withheld and paid in a timely and accurate manner and reconciled accordingly
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Performs other duties and special projects as requested by Payroll Manager
  • Prepare Month End reports per close deadlines


  • Requires Associate degree or combination of work experience and education
  • Minimum 1-3 years of payroll experience
  • Proficient in and Excel
  • Knowledge of multi-state taxation is preferred
  • Experience using UltiPro payroll reporting system is preferred


  • Strong Analytical skills to define problems, identify solutions and to implement changes.
  • Must be comfortable working with all levels of business personnel.
  • Ability to promote and drive an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work with confidential information.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Olathe, KS
  • Job Type: Accounting
  • Experience: 1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted: 6/3/2019

About Us

Each year, we touch the lives of more than 60,000 children and families.

Since our origin in 1970, KVC Health Systems Inc., (KVC) has grown to become a national presence in the field of human services. As a nonprofit corporation and parent company to six subsidiaries, we provide medical and behavioral health care, social services and education to children and families. Currently, we are looking for dedicated and dynamic professionals interested in making a difference to join our team.

At KVC, we are committed to using family-centered, culturally-informed and evidence-based practices to heal children and their families. While we currently provide care to children and families in five states, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and West Virginia; each has its own unique set of service offerings. Our vision is to provide leadership in behavioral healthcare, social services and professional education through the provision of service delivery models with proven quality and fiscal accountability. We're proud to offer one of the most extensive networks of child and family services, including foster family care, adoption services, in-home family therapy, outpatient behavioral healthcare, children's psychiatric hospitals, and training and education.

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