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Payroll Specialist - Remote

Planned Parenthood North Central States Omaha, NE Salary, starting at $65,000
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Payroll Specialist– Remote

Starting salary for candidate who meets minimum requirements (Experience will be compensated): $65,000+/yearly

Typical Schedule: 40 hours/week


About Us:

At Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS), we believe all people deserve the right, the freedom, and the opportunity to follow their personal ambitions and choose their own path toward a healthier, more meaningful life. That’s why we protect, promote, and provide comprehensive and progressive sexual and reproductive health care for generations of young people and families with empathy, care, and respect. We are looking for passionate, dedicated staff who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission.

Click here to learn more: Our Mission

What to expect:

Under the supervision of the Senior Staff Accountant II, the Payroll Specialist will manage the payroll process, compile payroll statistics, maintain payroll records, liaise with payroll systems providers and partners in Human Resources, and perform audits and reviews of all required payroll deductions.

As a member of the Finance & Accounting department, the Payroll Specialist is responsible for managing the accurate and timely processing of all payroll information. They are an essential member of the team, which supports the mission and strategies of Planned Parenthood North Central States. The Payroll Specialist is an advocate in implementing our mission “To affirm the right to reproductive and sexual health and freedom for all by providing excellent care, trusted education, and fierce advocacy”. They may perform other related duties as assigned.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, with flexible start and end time.


This position will impact us with the following contributions:

Payroll Processing:

  • Perform complete and accurate processing of biweekly multi-state payrolls for exempt and non-exempt employees
  • In coordination with partners in Human Resources, manage the functions of payroll operations including salaries, benefits, exceptions, court ordered deductions, and payroll taxes for all agency services and programs
  • Research and gather required documents to set up new states in payroll system that meet payroll related state and local requirements along with state and local registration
  • Manages regular preparation of payroll reports for Senior Management, Human Resources and Finance departments on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, or year-end basis as applicable
  • Maintains employee confidence by responding to employee payroll-related questions and resolve issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Assist with providing payroll information for audits and internal control reviews for the Payroll processing cycle
  • Provide payroll data reports for Worker’s Compensation renewal policies and annual Worker’s compensation audit
  • Prepare payroll and benefit related general ledger entries, coordinating with vendors and partners in Human Resources for support related to all direct payroll journals, including bank transactions


Process Systems and Controls:

  • Responsible for adherence to all governmental reporting and regulations and maintenance of sound control processes to protect company assets and advise Management of needed actions
  • Initiates and controls efforts and procedures to maintain data integrity
  • Identifies key and/or recurring issues, including systems set up and other issues, and assists in resolution through working with vendors on configuration, training and/or policy and procedural solutions
  • Review and analyze current payroll and benefits administration processes and tax procedures and recommend changes to Company policies resulting in best practices
  • Approves workflows for direct deposit and W-4 changes in HRIS
  • Managing Workforce Management system, assisting managers with issues with the system, resolving problems, reviewing overtime hours, multiple pay rates, inappropriate classifications, and supervisory signoffs.
  • Administering and processing all payroll changes for new hires, terminated employees, and employees receiving promotions, demotions or raises, through the system based on supervisor approval and plan guidelines.
  • Direct oversight and preparation of various payroll reports, such as: G/L reports, earnings reports, hours, and earnings per month for various departments, as well as sending departments various payroll data reports upon request.
  • Maintaining personnel files as they relate to payroll.
  • Identify problems and compliance issues and coordinate implementation of corrections with internal team members.
  • Regularly auditing our payroll files to ensure the accuracy of employees’ records. Responsible for compiling accurate and timely data for annual payroll and other audits.
  • Providing customer service to all staff members regarding payroll daily. Advising managers and staff members as to the appropriate policies and procedures regarding compensation.
  • Provide initial and ongoing training for management on time management system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years’ experience with multi-state payroll administration required
  • Experience in annual audits, various payroll filings, new state registrations
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized and solid knowledge of payroll and benefit principles
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to successfully interact with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strong experience with Excel, HR systems


This position is eligible for:

  • A comprehensive benefits package, including:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision  With equity-based premium tiers
      • NICE HEALTHCARE – free, virtual primary care for entire household (in-home available for qualifying locations) Services include: 80 free labs, free x-rays, and physical tests, live, virtual physical therapy, 550+ free medications
    • Flex Spending Account
    • Life insurance
    • Eligibility for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
    • PTO, Float holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
    • 403(b)
    • Eight weeks paid Parental Leave
    • Pet Insurance

Please note:

We require all PPNCS employees, volunteers, interns, and fellows to have a current, up-to date, COVID vaccine (Exemptions may be provided for medical, disability (ADA) or religious reasons.)


Planned Parenthood North Central States supports people of all ages in making responsible choices and planning their futures. We are an organization committed to creating and fostering an environment that leads to engaged employees, and we believe engaged employees results in satisfied customers and exceptional experiences. When you work for Planned Parenthood you make a difference in the lives of those we serve by affirming the human right to reproductive health and freedom. 

Planned Parenthood is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, size, disability, socioeconomic status, or status regarding public assistance. Planned Parenthood is committed to encouraging and promoting diversity as well as providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Planned Parenthood is dedicated to an equitable and inclusive work environment and encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of initial skill set.


Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of a background investigation.

Questions? Contact for more information.




Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Date Posted June 20, 2024
Date Closes August 4, 2024
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, starting at $65,000
Shift Custom
SOC Category 43-3051.00 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Zipcode 68132
Remote Yes
Name Ekaette Umana

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • And More ...
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