1091 Infirmary Road, Elyria, OH 44053

Payroll/Account Specialist




High school diploma or GED and extensive coursework in related field with associated work experience. Knowledge and work experience processing payroll, skill in calculating numbers rapidly/accurately, mathematics, and bookkeeping processes. Ability to work within established timelines and meet reporting schedules/deadlines.

Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word applications. Experience with Microsoft Outlook or similar email software. Proficient operating a calculator, computer, multifunction printer/copier/fax/scanner. Proficient in utilizing payroll and time/attendance software. Must have good writing skills.

Ability to collate, organize, track, file, report, store, and retrieve a large volume of payroll information manually and electronically utilizing spreadsheet, word processing, payroll, and financial software applications. Ability to understand and accurately implement Board payroll policies/procedures, continuously update payroll processing/procedures manuals, and apply current bargaining unit agreement criteria to payroll calculations and staff compensation/benefits accurately.

Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license. Must have a fully insured personal vehicle for agency use. Must have demonstrated satisfactory job performance. Must have demonstrated regular and predictable attendance. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Must be able to meet all requirements and obtain all certificates required to perform the job or any aspect of the job, and to access funding for performance of any aspect of the job.


Associates degree in related field with 3 years experience processing payroll and associated work experience. Advanced report generation and data management skills; ability to provide payroll and time/attendance data analysis/reports for administrative review.


Prepare and maintain agency payroll. Provide and facilitate all related documentation for subsidiary financial records, including wage information, time/attendance data, cost allocations, and associated benefit/deductions impacting payroll processing (Medicare, federal/state/local taxes, medical/life/supplemental insurance deductions, garnishments/voluntary deductions, etc.)

Communicate with County Payroll Administration and Board staff to obtain necessary information to accurately complete the bi-weekly payroll process per established deadlines.

Responsible to organize/classify/enter information and accurately data enter bi-weekly payroll information into the County Auditor’s payroll and agency payroll systems. Compile data necessary for reports as requested.

Write clear and concise procedures covering all aspects of payroll processing; in so doing, operationalize all related policies and provisions in a manner that will ensure ongoing compliance. Promptly update payroll procedures, when indicated.

Communicate in a pleasant and professional manner with County personnel and agency staff.


Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; flexible as needed to meet payroll processing requirements. Weekends/holidays/program closing days as required.


Level 5 (Confidential Contract)


Human Resources Department or hrdept@murrayridgecenter.org


This agency supports the full intent and goals of Equal Employment Opportunities and insures that all employees and applicants will be afforded equal opportunities for appointment, promotion, training, career advancement and recognition without regard to mental handicap, physical handicap, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age or political affiliation.

R. December 2021

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