Payroll Accountant

Allegheny County Airport Authority

Date: 06/25/2020

Location: Pittsburgh

Under the general supervision of the Senior Accountant, responsible for the preparation and processing of biweekly payroll for all full-time, part-time, and temporary employees including all payroll related activities and transactions. The incumbent also administers the timekeeping collection process including employee enrollment and maintenance in the imaging/identification recognition system.


  • Compute pay according to established departmental policies, company vehicle policy, wage and hour rules and regulations and bargaining unit contractual terms;
  • Verify and approve the recordation of payroll information into the computerized payroll system for validity and accuracy;
  • Administer the electronic timekeeping system through employee profile set up, the review of timekeeping records for compliance with pay rules, and makes necessary edits and adjustments; as needed;
  • Ensure valid data transfers between time and attendance and payroll modules;
  • Review and approve payroll-related changes processed through employee self-service and for compliance with applicable governmental regulations;
  • Calculate special pays such as bonuses, retroactive payments, severance, and benefit time payouts;
  • Reconcile and process deduction/ benefit files, as applicable, such as retirement, deferred compensation, union dues, employee health contribution;
  • Update employee payroll records for voluntary deductions such as deferred compensation, AFLAC, wage garnishments, and other miscellaneous; 
  • Prepare internal timekeeping, payroll, and external reports as required;
  • Monitor accrual benefit time records including all vacation, personal, sick time usage, mileage logs for adherence to established policies;
  • Research and resolve payroll issues and inquiries including timekeeping issues;
  • Schedule workflow to ensure that the structured biweekly payroll deadline is met;
  • Perform activities and other related tasks as required. 

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