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Parsons Corporation Payroll Administrator in Houston, Texas

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Job Description:

Payroll Administrator

You see the trees and the forest

What some may consider a small oversight can cause a major work problem. That's why we need a keen observer like you who notes the out-of-place crack before it spreads into a disastrous gap. You have a meticulous work ethic, founded on attention to every element of a situation. We hold your skills in high esteem and can't wait to hear from you.

Parsons provides complex, solution-oriented services for the defense, intelligence, security, and smart cities markets. Our purpose is to Deliver a Better World . We do this with digitally-enabled defense, security and infrastructure solutions. These solutions respond to opportunities created by disruptive technology, expanding global population, urbanization, aging infrastructure and security challenges.

The Opportunity :

Do you have entry level Payroll experience? Does a job with great growth potential appeal to you? If so, Parsons is seeking a Payroll Administrator to join our team in Houston TX. This is a hybrid office/remote opportunity. We are looking for people who take initiative, have great communication skills and a strong work ethic.

The Payroll Administrator will assist with processing payroll transactions and support other administrative functions with and for our team. The Payroll administrator acts in accordance with established procedures, supports processing payrolls for assigned organizational units accurately and on time and completes a variety of routine and non-routine tasks related to the payroll function.


  • Processes bi-weekly salaried payroll for assigned organizational units.

  • May process union payrolls for assigned projects.

  • Verifies check registers; reviews and ensures accurate computation of pay prior to finalizing direct deposits and/or issuance of payroll checks.

  • Serves as primary contact for all payroll-related matters for assigned units.

  • Performs related activities such as accumulating and organizing data related to benefits, taxes, and other payroll deductions for disbursement to respective payees (e.g. benefits providers, government agencies, etc.)

  • Assures that processed payrolls are balanced for general ledger postings and resolves any differences with Record Services Department.

  • Prepares and disburses manual payroll checks and corresponding labor entries as required.

  • Prepares and creates recurring and special reports summarizing such items as tax payments, benefit plan disbursements, etc.

  • Resolves inquiries from employees.

  • Communicates with assigned GBU finance staff regarding labor/payroll issues.

  • Performs other responsibilities related to this position as may be appropriate.


  • 1 - 3 years of payroll experience

  • High school graduate

No more struggle or guesswork. We will guide your success!

Our organization offers you a guided pathway that could make this position the most valuable move in your career. We will help you to strengthen areas that could be stronger and develop strategies and tools to master work-related issues. We welcome, respect and include people from diverse backgrounds, and gratefully acknowledge that while we help you to grow, the perspectives and skills you contribute will help us.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.