Human Resources and Payroll Specialist Position

Posted on 04/22/2022

Human Resources and Payroll Specialist Position
Oklahoma City Community Foundation – Application Deadline: April 29, 2022

Position Overview: The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is seeking an experienced, compassionate and energetic Human Resources and Payroll Specialist. This full-time position is responsible for facilitating all facets of human resources operations including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, policy application and compliance, worker’s compensation, employee engagement, payroll, benefits and compensation.

About the Oklahoma City Community Foundation: Ranked among the largest community foundations in the nation, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation connects generous donors with passionate charitable organizations to build a stronger community. Founded in 1969, we are a 501(c)(3) public charity that works with donors to create charitable funds that will benefit our community now and in the future. Learn more about the Oklahoma City Community Foundation at


  • Assist in recruiting qualified applicants and manage the staffing process in a timely manner
  • Responsible for employee recognition and onboarding programs
  • Assist with staff professional development and training programs
  • Assist management with developing and implementing policies in compliance with all employment laws in accordance with applicable government regulations and in line with organization’s goals
  • Analyze information from various sources such as exit interviews, employee feedback, etc. and report to management.
  • Provide guidance for HR operational services and assist in developing new programs and initiatives to meet management needs
  • Process semimonthly payroll and prepare related journal entries for reconciliation for Accounting
  • Administer employee benefits programs including 403(b); COBRA adherence and worker’s compensation; resolve any related issues; and reconcile benefits statements
  • Educate staff on plan provisions or concerns and facilitate open enrollment meetings
  • Facilitate the navigation of payroll and various benefits systems
  • Serve as point of contact for employment verifications, unemployment claims and benefit vendors
  • Monitor disbursement from employee gift fund and issue documentation of gifts
  • Work with management to revise or develop new performance evaluations tools and current job descriptions
  • Performs audit of employment records for legal compliance
  • Maintain & Secure Personnel Files/Records
  • Process quarterly employee expense reporting and maintain substantiation for reimbursements

Qualifications & Skills

  • Requires 3 – 5 years of experience with payroll and human resources
  • Must be adept at problem solving including identifying and resolving issues timely
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Paycom or any other payroll systems preferred
  • Knowledge of labor laws and practices, including staying current on amendments and trends
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and minimal lifting of objects up to 20 lbs.
  • Minimal travel in the metro and surrounding area


Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three references with job title in the subject line to by April 29, 2022.