Chenega Corporation Payroll Administrator I - Temporary in Anchorage, Alaska


Company Job Title:

Payroll Administrator I

Chenega Job Title:

Administrator I, Payroll


Background Check


Anchorage, AK

Reports To:

Payroll Operations Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Temporary

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:



  • Under direction performs a variety of payroll functions in the preparation, processing, maintenance, verification and reconciliation of payroll/benefit records and payment of funds to employees in multiple states for multiple companies. Reviews and ensures accurate computation or pay and interprets company policies and government regulations affecting payroll procedures. Assists in the coordination and processing of payroll with outside service provider.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Compiles payroll data such as hours worked, sales or piecework, taxes, insurance, and union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.

  • Prepares computer input forms, enters data into computer files, or computes wages and deductions and posts to payroll records.

  • Provides high level of customer service to employees and peers in departments.

  • Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.

  • Records changes affecting net wages such as exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments for each employee to update master payroll records.

  • Assists with periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions.

  • Prepares requests for checks for the payment of payroll liabilities.

  • Keeps records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.

  • Prepares and issues paychecks.

  • Maintains payroll files and terminated employee files.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Two years of experience in an HR or Finance position such as payroll, collections, accounting, accounts payable or accounts receivable.

  • American Payroll Association FPC designation preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability and skill to provide assistance with system upgrade/implementation

  • Working knowledge of government compliance with all Local, State, Federal, Wage & Tax Laws including FLSA

  • Knowledge of Accounting concepts and Control Procedures

  • Excellent strategic thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Extremely detail oriented

  • Ability to prioritize projects, work quickly, establish deadlines internally and with external business customers, and meet those deadlines

  • Action-oriented: Must demonstrate a capacity to operate successfully in a fast paced, changing environment to make fact-based decisions and meet deadlines

  • Communication skills: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively at all levels.


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega Corporation

Title: Payroll Administrator I - Temporary

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Requisition ID: 1800004175