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KCBA Seeks HR and Payroll Administrator
May 11, 2021 | Alison Pagan


The King County Bar Association promotes and supports a diverse and collegial membership; works with the judiciary to achieve excellence, equity, and accessibility in the administration of justice; and benefits the community through public service and engagement in public policy.

Position Mission

Reports to the Executive Director. Collaborates with other members of the management team to create and manage the Human Resources (HR) and Payroll functions.  This position works with policies and programs covering employment, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, recruiting and retention, and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws


HR Responsibilities

  • Develops job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Design and implement recruitment; hiring and onboarding systems
  • Support training of leadership team in management and leadership skills development
  • Oversee employee benefits programs and keep employees appraised of benefits and changes to benefit plans
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings
  • Update and maintain personnel policies and procedures
  • Maintain personnel files and other required human resource records
  • Design and implement annual performance evaluation program including assessment tools;
  • Coordinate intern/extern program; Conduct regular market compensation studies to assess and update KCBA’s salary and compensation plans
  • Research; plan and conduct safety and wellness programs
  • Advise leadership team on organizational policy matters including legal obligations of employers and supervisor
  • Responsible for staffing the Personnel Committee of the King County Bar Association/Foundation Board of Trustees

 Finance Responsibilities

  • Oversee and complete payroll processes; including garnishments, benefits and taxes consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Work with CPA and ED on audit preparations; W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc.
  • Prepare regular reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.)
  • Create and manage the HR/Payroll & Safety budget

For more information, including how to apply, click here: KCBA Human Resources and Payroll Administrator Job Posting