Payroll Coordinator

Edmond, OK
Finance – Payroll /
Full-Time/ Salary /
The Payroll Coordinator is primarily responsible for processing payroll timely and with accuracy, maintaining payroll records, and reconciling payroll general ledger accounts. This role also supports setting up and paying independent contractors. The Payroll Coordinator will be the main point of contact for staff on payroll or income tax questions. This role is responsible for providing operational support in coordination with the team’s efforts to further Life.Church’s mission and reach people for Christ.

At Life.Church, we exist to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. It’s been our mission since 1996 and has guided us every day. Leading people isn’t just an expectation; it’s a necessity.  It’s a cornerstone of our culture. That's why we’re always seeking leaders—leaders like you—to bring your skills to life. We are one church meeting in multiple locations, and we want to help you become the person God made you to be. 

The Finance Team partners with the organization to facilitate the financial reporting needs of Life.Church, including payroll, accounts payable, giving operations, accounting, forecasting, and data analytics. We equip the organization with the tools needed to plan for, understand, and steward the resources God has provided for our ministry.

What You’ll Do

    • Complete reconciliations for various payroll general ledger accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis.
    • Assist in personnel-related budgeting.
    • Act as the main point of contact for staff regarding payroll or income tax questions.
    • Process any verification of employment requests received.
    • Manage support cases with our payroll system provider (UKG).
    • Manage payroll reporting requests and requirements.
    • Process payroll records.
    • Manage contractor pay process.
    • Review and verify payroll amounts, hours worked, holidays, paid time off, and overtime each pay cycle.
    • Review and approve any payroll-related changes initiated by the Human Resources team.

Skills Needed to Succeed

    • Effective at multi-tasking, time management, and follow-up to meet committed timelines.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to foster relationships and partnerships.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
    • Ability to self-motivate, take initiative, make independent decisions, and problem-solve.
    • Strong guest relations and hospitality skills.
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • 1-3 years of related work experience.
Benefits We Offer
- Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
- Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, and other qualifying reasons. 
- Innovative and comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance that provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their holistic health. 
- Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at 2x annual salary at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase. 
- Short-Term and Long-Term disability is covered at 100% for full-time qualified staff members.
- Comprehensive wellness and mental health benefits allow staff to proactively invest in their physical and emotional health.
- Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 12.5% (including employee contribution, employer match, and employer discretionary contribution) contributed into their account in their first year. It doesn’t stop there—the more years on staff, the greater the investment! 
-$160 annually in development dollars for team members to invest in their professional growth. 
- Casual dress and work environment.
- And much more!

Our Beliefs, Culture, and Commitment to Diversity
At Life.Church, every staff member, and intern is a minister and is expected to engage in the church's ministry fully. We consider ministry readiness and an individual’s capacity to represent Life.Church’s beliefs as a minister during the selection process for all staff and intern positions. An essential function within every position held by a staff member or intern at Life.Church is to uphold and represent the beliefs of Life.Church. Learn more about what we believe at Life.Church

While we unite around our mission, we know unity doesn’t mean uniformity. Our calling is too great, and our mission is too important not to be intentional about strengthening our team through diversity. We know that diverse perspectives in race, ethnicity, background, age, and gender are essential to reaching the world for Christ. To learn more about how we strengthen our team through diversity, visit our careers page

All data collected in our application process, from resume collection to application questions, is used for recruitment purposes only.