Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Website Town of Bedford, MA


The Payroll Administrator is responsible for processing the Town’s payroll and ensuring that employees are paid correctly and on time.   Duties include: preparing and distributing paychecks, calculating payroll-related taxes and deductions, entering data into the payroll system, maintaining accurate payroll records, preparing various reports and vouchers, answering payroll-related questions from employees and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations, collective bargaining agreements and Town policies and procedures. The hours for this position are Monday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  

 This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma with three to five years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants should have excellent skills in Microsoft Office; experience with MUNIS software is strongly preferred.  Experience in a state or municipal government finance function and familiarity with the statutes, regulations and related software applications in municipal finance preferred.

Salary and Benefits
Starting salary range is $60,801-$65,000 (depending on qualifications). The Town of Bedford offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and retirement plans.

Application Instructions
Candidates should submit an application, cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Pre-employment conditions include a drug screening, and criminal record check. For more information or to apply, visit  Please direct questions to Human Resources at 781-687-6181 or  

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