Skip to Main Content

Central Operations - Payroll Specialist

McLean Bible Church
Vienna, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
The Payroll Specialist will oversee and supervise the payroll functions of the organization, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.

Duties and responsibilities (Essential Functions)

The following items describe some of the ways this individual will accomplish the payroll tasks:

  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of semimonthly payroll for over 150 employees; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions.
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, budget and other departments to ensure the proper flow and maintenance of employee data.
  • Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system. 
  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll journal entries and enter into the accounting software.
  • Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll tax forms are filed in a timely manner.
  • Assist with balancing and reconciliation of all payroll-related general ledger postings.
  • Support audit activities by reconciling payroll data and responding to data requests.
  • Other accounting duties as requested by the Director of Finance.


  1. Three years minimum, five plus years preferred working in a Payroll Office performing all payroll functions. 
  2. ADP experience a plus.
  3. Church payroll experience a plus.
  4. Ability to create and understand journal entries.
  5. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion. 
  6. Ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  7. Excellent problem-solving skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  8. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure. 
  9. Must be highly proficient in Excel. 
  10. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and Management Reporter a plus.
  11. Maintain a sense of urgency and able to meet tight deadlines.
  12. Knowledge of payroll regulations, compliance and record keeping.
  13. Communicate effectively with all members of staff regarding payroll.
  14. Knowledge of Nonprofit accounting is preferable but not required.
  15. Word skills must be moderately proficient  
  16. Highly organized and able to work independently.
  17. Passion for serving the church.

This position will work in an office at McLean Bible Church location in Vienna, VA.

McLean Bible Church


Vienna, VA
22182 USA


Finance and Insurance

View all jobs at McLean Bible Church