Payroll Administrator I

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Payroll Administrator I


Texas A&M Engineering


Engineering Payroll

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Payroll Administrator I has thorough knowledge and understanding of Workday Time & Absence, Benefits, HR and Payroll functions to provide complex clerical, accounting, and customer service support for TEES, TEEX, TTI and College of Engineering Payroll related functions. This position works in a team environment under general supervision and interacts with individuals of diverse backgrounds to ensure that all payroll information received from campus departments and employees is processed in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with applicable System, State and Federal rules and regulations.


  • Contribute to Payroll Processing Team by working effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds to review and process Workday Payroll tasks which includes:

    • Review and process supported retro report researching any discrepancies.

    • Work with System Member Benefit Partners to coordinate retroactive benefit entries.

    • Review and approve Payroll Partner inbox tasks such as Assign Pay Group (ensuring correct documentation has been received, copying tax elections and withholding orders), checking for withholding orders or ongoing payroll inputs for terminated employees and cost allocations.

    • Reviewing supplements for accuracy and compliance then entering them as payroll inputs or on-demand payments

    • Entering emoluments

    • Entering SGIP Reimbursements

    • Reviewing multiple payroll reports to ensure monthly and biweekly payroll is complete, accurate and in compliance with Agency, System, State and Federal rules and regulations.

  • Answers general payroll and other financial questions, serving as a resource to solve payroll related problems for departments and employees.

  • Partners with Centralized HR Staff to act as the Payroll Liaison assisting and training departmental payroll administrators as needed.          

  • Reviews and process Foreign National paperwork (Glacier) to ensure submission is complete and accurate and enter applicable exemptions and tax treaty information into Workday.  Also review and approve passport and visa changes to ensure correct documentation has been provided.         

  • Review, update and create processes and procedures for the payroll processing manual.   

  • Serves as HR Partner to review and approve terminations and end additional jobs in Workday ensuring applicable rules and regulations have been applied.

  • Serves as back up to UIN Manager and UIN Partner to process Confirm New Hire/Rehires in Workday.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Accounting experience in a business office preferred.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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