Payroll Tech

Position Details

Department: CORP | Accounting Services
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 811328
Posted On: 1/23/2024

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Technician performs complex tasks involving coordination between Human Resources, Accounting Services, Information Technology and Departments to ensure the timely and accurate processing of PCH payroll, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management.

Position Duties

  1. Actively participates in the processing of ongoing payroll activities to ensure timely and accurate administration of pay to all employees including the oversight of Kronos.
    • Performs complex pay and payroll deduction calculations involving detailed knowledge of the organization’s pay practices and policies. Coordinates with Human Resources, General Ledger, Payroll, other departments and employees.
  2. Administers and coordinates child support, garnishments, and levies.
    • Working knowledge of federal and state garnishment laws and their impact on the payroll process; multiple order priority; handling out-of-state orders; calculating and entering the amount to be withheld from employee pay, and corresponding with employees and applicable agencies.
  3. Coordinates processing of tax withholding payments, W-2 wage and tax statements and treasury management services.
    • Performs timely and accurate preparation and reporting of federal and state payroll taxes. Prepares stop payment requests and follows procedures resulting from direct deposit rejects or lost/stolen paychecks.
  4. Assists in the analysis of Kronos timekeeping data as part of the Payroll Department's role in overseeing the Kronos database system.
    • Reviews payroll edits and makes on-line corrections as necessary.
  5. Follows established payroll policies and procedures.
    • Maintains and updates forms as required by changes to Federal, State, Local and/or Company policies.
  6. Researches and effectively communicates, both verbally and in writing, with employees, departments and outside agencies on a regular basis.
  7. Provides excellent customer service by adhering to values, mission and vision of Phoenix Children's Hospital.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

Apply for this position?

Note, ONLY 1 attachment will be visible to system per applicant for all applications per active profile. When you upload your resume, our system will attempt to update your profile here, which may overwrite previously completed fields. The attached file is accepted as the resume. It is also allowable to combine both the resume (positioned first in the file) followed by a cover letter into the one file attachment.
Please upload a PDF or DOCX version of your resume. Resumes created in Mac Pages should be exported as PDF before uploading

or drag your file to this box

Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 3 years of related high volume payroll experience
2. Experience with automated time & attendance system such as Kronos or API.
3. Experience with in-house payroll system such as Lawson or Peoplesoft.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Functional Payroll Professional or Certified Payroll Professional certification
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Ability to work in a high volume environment and meet strict deadlines
2. Knowledge of payroll practices and procedures as they relate to a health care organization
3. Ability to operate a personal computer using Windows environment software, including MS Word, Excel and or department standard software.
4. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
5. Ability to work with diverse groups of employees and departments.
6. Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, and provide excellent customer service using tact and diplomacy.
7. Ability to operate ten-key adding and other office machines as needed to ensure accuracy of data, make arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately and perform arithmetic calculations involving percentages and fractions.
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Standing - Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Talking - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Occasionally
13. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
15. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply