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Payroll Clerk

Job ID 7324
Job Location Norman - OK
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

This is a short term position with an expected duration of six motnhs.  This is not a guarantee.  


The Payroll Clerk performs general payroll processing duties in support of Chickasaw Nation Industries (CNI).  This position works closely with CNI supervisors to ensure that complete and accurate timesheets are obtained in a timely manner for use by the Payroll and Contract Billing Departments in completing required transactions.  



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Maintains employee payroll records, including employee taxes and direct deposits.


Prepares and issues payroll checks for multiple LLCs having multiple schedules.


Resolves payroll concerns by collecting and analyzing information.


Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.


Responsible for attending Contract meetings and collecting payroll related information.


Follows established policies and procedures, and recommends change when needed.


Contributes to team effort.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.  Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and a minimum of one (1) year relevant payroll experience; or equivalent combination of education / training / experience.



Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) preferred but not required



Working knowledge of multi-state payroll processes and procedures with ability to aptly apply necessary actions

Skilled proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite with ability to quickly grasp customized software programs / timekeeping systems (i.e., PDS Vista, CostPoint, Unanet, etc.)

Detail-oriented with excellent organization skills relevant to carrying out day-to-day responsibilities

Ability to efficiently multi-task and to meet specified deadlines

Ability to learn and apply new knowledge in a fast-paced environment

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Excellent customer service skills with ability to develop professional working relationships

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment for the successful achievement of goals and objectives



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; write simple correspondence; effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.  Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.