• Full Time
  • Denver

Website PDC Energy

The Sr. Payroll Administrator performs timely preparation, processing, and accounting of payroll and timesheet processes.  This role partners closely with Corporate Accounting and Stock Administration. The Administrator also contributes and adheres to the HR department’s expectation to provide outstanding customer service while working closely with all employees.


The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the position that are most important to get the job done.

  1. Perform PDC bi-weekly payroll process to include timesheet administration, required communications, and reporting requests;
  2. Ensure accurate tracking of all payroll related data including PTO balances, benefit premiums, 401(k) deferrals and company match calculations, mandated taxes, etc;
  3. Provide timely and accurate payroll data to Accounting and Human Resources;
  4. Prepare the billable rates calculations;
  5. Provide data for the Company’s budgeting process and normally recurring budget analytics;
  6. Assist in the internal and external audit process by providing support and explanation for the information and data required;
  7. Develop fluency of knowledge of the department’s processes and Internal Controls and their consistent application, and contribute to identifying changes and improvements thereto;
  8. Assist in, or preparation of, accurate and timely monthly/quarterly/annual variance analysis and account reconciliations;
  9. Support monthly and quarterly accounting close process to ensure accurate and timely financials for the Company;
  10. Regularly and effectively communicate with internal personnel in other offices, functions, and all levels of the organization;
  11. Foster and maintain relationships with Corporate Accounting and Stock Administrator roles to produce necessary information on budgets and equity;
  12. Stay informed on prevailing laws and regulations related to payroll;
  13. Troubleshoot issues in a timely and professional manner;
  14. Perform and assume other duties and responsibilities as may be required;
  15. Demonstrate commitment to safety and environmental compliance in all job aspects.


The specific minimum competencies required for job performance.

  1. Self-motivated, energetic, and willing to learn;
  2. Foundational payroll knowledge in order to operate without little oversight;
  3. Possess intermediate to advanced technical PC skills including Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel (payroll or other similarly related software knowledge is a plus);
  4. Strong analytical, documentation, and problem-solving skills;
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships within the department and across all levels of the Company;
  6. Detail oriented professional with strong written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability and desire to provide an outstanding level of customer service;
  7. Must maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information in a professional and discrete manner;
  8. Ability to be flexible, multi-task, and prioritize work within the time constraints of a deadline focused function.


The scope of the person’s authority, including a list of jobs that report to the incumbent.

  1. There are no initial supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.


The environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment.

  1. Consistent with that of a normal office environment.


The minimum level of education, experience, and certifications required to perform the job.

  1. Bachelors of Science in Accounting, or equivalent degree, required;
  2. Minimum of 5 years of payroll experience in a publicly traded company is required;
  3. Payroll experience with ADP is highly preferred;
  4. Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred;
  5. SAP experience is a plus, but not required.

To apply for this job please visit careers-pdce.icims.com.