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American Heart Association Payroll Associate in Albuquerque, New Mexico


Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career!

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Payroll Associate in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

This position will work in a hybrid setting (in office 2 to 3 days a week), if within the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. The position allows for a home-based setting with expectations that travel to the National Center office may occasionally be necessary, if not currently located within the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

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The Payroll Associate interacts with all levels of staff across the organization as well as third party vendors.

  • Processes bi-weekly multi-state payrolls adhering to established deadlines and following federal, state & local regulations

  • Provides payroll customer service support

  • Reviews and processes garnishments pursuant to court orders working closely with agencies, employees, and vendor

  • Performs routine data entry for direct deposits, taxes, general deductions, special pay or benefits, and pay data

  • Generates and reviews various audit reports each pay period in both the HRMS and payroll systems

  • Processes system interfaces, transmission of payrolls, and off cycle payments via pay pard or manual check in compliance with final pay state requirements

  • Participates in integration meetings with HR/Benefit Shared Services and Payroll team meetings as needed

  • Assists Manager with special projects as needed and backfills work for other associates while out of the office

  • Files confidential payroll documents/electronic records adhering to record retention schedules

  • Assists in processing, compiling and/or resolving payroll tax matters for federal, state, and local taxes

  • Provides requested information to internal and external auditors

  • Interacts with third party payroll providers ensuring resolutions are obtained and any ongoing projects are completed timely

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of two (2) years related experience

  • Experience with multi-state payroll processing, including federal, state & local tax

  • Garnishment processing experience

  • Skilled in payroll systems (i.e. Workday HRMS, ADP, etc.)

  • Excellent customer service and verbal/written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent self-audit and cross audit attention to detail

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • FPC - Fundamental Payroll Certification or CPP - Certified Payroll Professional obtained from American Payroll Association strongly preferred.

  • Experience with problem solving and analysis of data/numbers preferred

Compensation & Benefits

The AHA is committed to making an investment in each employee. Below are our main components of the total rewards package we offer. Visit our Rewards & Benefits (add hyperlink) section to see more detailed information.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – Employees are rewarded for achieving success in the form of merit increases and incentive programs based on type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, and a robust retirement program that include an employer match and automatic contribution. To further emphasize our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program, and telemedicine and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You will have the opportunity to join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the AHA’s national online university that provides over 100,000 resources delivered in a variety of formats to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work/Life Satisfaction – The AHA offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days increase based on seniority level. You will also have 12 paid holidays off each year.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 1 month ago (8/19/2022 3:26 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9114

Job Category Human Resources

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution SouthWest

Position Type Full Time

Location: NM-Albuquerque