Arlington Housing Corporation (AHC) | Arlington, VA

Posted Date 1/15/2020
  • Payroll Specialist



AHC Inc, a real estate developer with a mission to provide affordable housing, is seeking a Payroll Specialist to report to the Senior Controller.


  • Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll for approximately 200 employees
  • Manage the ADP self-service portal
  • Provide training to employees on all ADP related functions
  • Review & audit master file and pay data entries, YTD totals, and file amendments
  • Prepare various payroll & management reports, journal entries, workers compensation and reconcile quarterly payroll taxes
  • Process new hires, employee changes, and benefit administration via ADP
  • Provide service to all employees regarding concerns or questions with payroll and system troubleshooting inquiries
  • Create, implement & maintain a payroll procedures manual
  • Work closely with HR on requested changes
  • Keep abreast of payroll related federal and state regulations
  • Maintain appropriate electronic & paper documentation
  • Ensure compliance and integrity of all payroll information and actions
  • Provide administrative support as needed
  • Other related duties


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience with payroll processing in an organization with at least 100 employees
  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll systems to include understanding of payroll & payroll tax laws
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred
  • Experience providing administrative support in a Finance division
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent written & verbal communication
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines under pressure
  • Demonstrated experience with Excel, various spreadsheets, and automated payroll systems
  • Strong organizational skills



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