Human Resources/Payroll Manager

Recruitment #220509-C33A-01


Human Resources/Payroll Manager

Job location: Oklahoma District Attorneys Council 421 NW 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK
Salary range: $55,000-$70,000 Annually

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Performs a wide variety of payroll preparation and processing, timekeeping and record keeping activities, as well as human resources duties for the District Attorneys Council (DAC). DAC offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience.

• Performs human resources management, personnel, or payroll administration activities involving responsibility for the interpretation and application of rules, laws and policies.
• Prepares, processes, reviews, analyzes, or approves employee personnel transactions; ensures compliance with applicable laws and rules concerning appointments, promotions, demotions, transfers, separations and other actions. Maintains job and payroll data; calculates and processes various types of pay; enters changes in tax status and miscellaneous changes in payroll system.
• Administers the preparation and processing of agency payrolls; administers the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act: administers leave, worker’s compensation, insurance, retirement and other employee benefits programs, or special programs such as daycare and charitable contributions.
• Audit timekeeping records for compliance with established standards; data entry of time and leave; maintain time and attendance records; explains laws and rules pertaining to various types of leave.
• Performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions and processing transfers and separations.
• Assists with the testing and transition to a new payroll system, ensuring the integrity of employee data.
• Provides assistance by interpreting and explaining employee benefit plans, processing changes in plan coverage and assisting with employee problems through provider agencies; processes retirement forms including vesting and withdrawal options for departing employees; processes workers’ compensation injury claim forms.
• Performs centralized or agency recruiting activities; prepares recruiting announcements or other information concerning job vacancies; interviews applicants and evaluates application forms.
• Interprets rules and laws concerning employee personnel actions; advises agency personnel staff, employees, supervisors and managers on various personnel related issues.
• Manages, trains, and mentors staff members to assist in the responsibilities and functions of the team
• Maintains a system of employee personnel records.

• Ability is required to work both independently and in team environments; to work accurately and independently on several different tasks simultaneously; to handle confidential matters with tact and discretion; to express ideas clearly and concisely; to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions; to interpret and handle routine matters in accordance with agency policy; and to follow oral and written instructions.
• Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of interpersonal skills in both verbal and written communications. Ability to provide exceptional customer service is essential.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts.
• Proficiency in standard desktop applications, Microsoft Office Suite of products, the PeopleSoft Human Resources and Payroll modules as utilized by the State of Oklahoma and the Benefits Administration System (BAS).


• Knowledge of Federal law, Oklahoma Personnel Act, and the Merit Rules for Personnel Administration, governing human resources and payroll
• PHR or SPHR certification
• Public Sector Human Resources experience
• Payroll Processing experience
• PeopleSoft HCM and Workday experience

This position works in a comfortable office setting with a computer for a large percentage of the workday. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.  Occasional travel may be required.

The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The Oklahoma District Attorneys Council (DAC) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex (including gender identity or expression and pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. DAC also has a strict no-retaliation policy that prohibits retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment, or who participate in investigations into such conduct. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree plus five to ten years of professional level experience in human resource management or development and two additional years of professional administrative or supervisory experience in human resource management or staff development and training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one additional year of professional or technical public sector human resources management experience for each year of the required education: or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting the possession of a master’s degree in public administration, human resources or a closely related field for one year of the required experience.