Payroll Coordinator - Accounting
Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Community Services

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Job Info

Job Summary:

Our Mission is to provide high-quality services to children and adults who face the life-long challenges of mental illness, drug and alcohol dependency, and developmental disabilities.

In your job to provide weekly payroll checks and direct deposit for Bay Cove and Kit Clark, your position as Payroll Coordinator supports this mission.

In addition, the Payroll Coordinator shall perform all the functions necessary to distribute money to all staff, every week and be responsible for the accuracy of all items entered into the computer accounting system and the amounts calculated and printed on the checks or direct deposit advice.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Requirements for the position

Personal Characteristics:

•Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population.

•Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multi-departmental and cross-functional teams.

•Professional documentation and communication skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills

•Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing changes.

•Ability to identify opportunities and challenges and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

Other Qualifications:

-At least 2 years experience in a payroll position utilizing a computer system to process payroll

-Proficient in Excel and Word

-Non-profit experience very helpful

-Demonstrated accounting, bookkeeping, and project management experience.

- An acceptable CORI (criminal record assessment).
-A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.

Essential Functions of Position:

I. Review time sheets for accuracy, including correct authorizations

•Verify that employees receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 or otherwise specified

•Calculate blended rate amounts when employee works over 40 hours and at two different pay rates

•Evaluate special exceptions report and make adjustments accordingly

•If employees are owed hours from previous week, ensure that they are paid overtime if needed and are deducted accordingly

II. Update all payroll information in the computer payroll system.

•Review status change forms, whether it be an RU transfer or pay increase, and make adjustments accordingly

•Adjust employee personal information per Employee Information Update emails

•Ensure that all employee pay codes, other than Cell Phone, are set to a weekly pay period for tax purposes before entering anything into new weekly payroll transaction batch

III. Enter variable weekly data in the system.

•Input all new hire information received from Human Resources' new hire packets before opening a new week of timesheets

IV. Process weekly registers, reports, checks and direct deposit slips.

• After payroll has posted, generate and print ACH file in order to complete direct deposit for Thursday's pay date

•Once weekly payroll is run, make sure to organize checks according to check disposition and mail out any required for mailing by 5pm

•Print out appropriate check history reports and deduction register

•Update Bay Cove and Kit Clark payroll reconciliations using check history, deduction, benefits, and ACH reports

•Ensure that the Assistant Controller receives a copy of the payroll reconciliation so that daily cash disbursements and cash flow can be updated

•Update weekly staff withholdings and create check request spreadsheets for both Bay Cove and Kit Clark so that Accounts Payable can process

•Print any paper direct deposit slips from BayNet and mail by 5pm.

•Be prepared to process additional payrolls for any omitted hours, vacation buybacks or other various reasons

•Assistant in the preparation and collection of year end audit request.

V. Assist in annual payroll procedures

•Assist with the processing and distribution of W-2 forms for all Bay Cove and Kit Clark employees

VI. Any other function, temporary or otherwise assigned by the Assistant Controller, Controller or the Director of Administration and Finance.


This job description is intended only to provide general guidelines. It is understood that the position may evolve over time and additional or different duties may be added at management's discretion. It is the policy of Bay Cove and Kit Clark to review and update job descriptions annually; however updates and revisions may occur within a given year if indicated.

Required Training

Training Topic

Timeline for completion

Date scheduled

What time? Where?

With Whom?

Re-certification needed

Recertification date

Department Specific Orientation

1st week

BC Orientation

1st 2 months

Basic Health & Safety Skills

Standard First Aid

1st 3 months

Not Applicable

Std. First Aid Recertification

Not Applicable


1st 3 months

CPR Recert.

Not Applicable

Every 1 year


1st year

Basic Job Related Skills

Supervision for Supervisors

1st year

Not Applicable

Project Management

1st year

Not Applicable

Negotiating 101

1st year

Not Applicable

Periodic Review

1st year

Not Applicable

Cultural Diversity

1st year

Not Applicable

Advanced Job Related Skills

1st year

1st year

1st year

Management Skills

Sexual Harassment

1st 3 mos.


Not Applicable

Supervisor & Management Seminar

One time series, 1st yr.

Not Applicable

Computer Crash Course

1st 3 months

Not Applicable

Personnel Policies


Budget Monitoring

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