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Payroll and Accounting Assistant (part-time)


  • Facilitate new hire process, administer benefits, and coordinate the administration of HR processes;
  • Work closely with Director to provide guidance and assistance on HR matters including hiring, onboarding, payroll, etc.;
  • Reviews each payroll, payroll changes and update in ADP;
  • Performs all data entry into ADP WFN system;
  • Maintain all employee records, enrollment, documentation, and the day to day activities related to benefits, 403b, leaves, and employee lifecycle transitions;
  • Coordinate with outside accounting firm to process check requests, reimbursements for staff and uploading of statements;
  • Respond to HR, payroll and benefits related questions by staff, faculty and students;
  • Stay informed and updated on new regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Passion for the mission of Pacific School of Religion;
  • BA/BS degree preferred;
  • 2-3 years of work experience including in human resources, payroll and administration;
  • Highly competent with web-based payroll and accounting systems, preferably ADP Workforce Now, accounting software, and Expensify.
  • Working knowledge of HR best practices, policies, procedures and federal and state laws;
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and ability to complete tasks independently and efficiently within a team;
  • Dedicated team player with a customer-service approach, friendliness and ability to build relationships;
  • Ability to work independently and provide for high-quality, timely, and effective results;
  • Strong project management skills: planning and organizational skills to guide, develop, and document systems and processes;
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and ability to quickly navigate data sets from multiple systems to identify errors or missing data;
  • Proven ability to handle confidential data and information;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and positively interact with people both internal and external to the organization.
  • Able to work and think independently, keep information confidential, work in a highly organized, efficient, and detail-oriented manner.
  • Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
  • Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.

Please email cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.