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Palmer Group is partnering with our established client in their search for a Payroll Administrator. This individual will be responsible for completing multi-state payroll processing to ensure all employees are paid on time. If you are looking to take the next step in your accounting career and have previous experience in payroll administration, apply today! 


  • Prepare and process all payroll
  • Complete all required bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly payroll reports
  • Complete all Federal and State compliance filings monthly, quarterly, and annually
  • Process compensation adjustments and incentive payouts, both individual and annual
  • Partner with Web Development to provide essential data for the calculation and processing of the annual incentive database
  • Create custom reports to meet all requests, including building custom templates to interface with the operating systems of internal departments and external vendors
  • Maintain General Ledger Interface mapping in HRIS system for accurate pay data 
  • Maintain payroll processes with thorough documentation of the procedure
  • Prepare payroll surveys and correspondence, including follow-up
  • Maintain relationships with applicable vendors, conducting cost comparisons, and preparing invoices for payment
  • Maintain regulatory and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications, participating in online courses and webinars, etc.
  • Partner with Benefits Administrator to complete all 457(b) and (f), as well as the annual 401(k) census
  • Ensure all timelines are met, employee data is maintained, and applicable reports are processed


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 5+ years of progressive work experience in payroll administration and processing
  • Strong knowledge and familiarity with payroll procedures, including applicable tax/federal and multi-state payroll regulations
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Must include robust experience with Excel
  • Specialized training in payroll, compensation, employment law, and/or employee relations
  • Experience working in ADP / Workforce Now

Work Model:

  • Hybrid

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email

Ref: JOB-44777

Palmer Group Financial

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
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