Payroll Administrator III is responsible for the accurate preparation, documentation, distribution and reconciliation of payroll and the administration of the payroll system. Reviews the computation of pay and associated deductions for accuracy. Being a Payroll Administrator III maintains up-to-date knowledge of city, state, provincial, local, and federal legislation affecting payroll; understands and follows applicable provisions. Prepares required tax filings and other reporting. Additionally, Payroll Administrator III may coordinate payroll processing with an outside service provider. Responds to and resolves any inquiries regarding paychecks or payroll reporting. Ensures payroll issues are escalated and resolved promptly. Requires an associate degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Payroll Administrator III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Payroll Administrator III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience.