Payroll Accountant/Processor - Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

Job Title:  Payroll Accountant/Processor               Location:  EICC Urban Campus (Davenport, Iowa)               Status:  Full-Time (Hourly - Class 1)         

Under the direction of the Director of Business Services, this position will be responsible for:

  • Process bi-weekly payroll for all hourly & salary employees.
  • Enter and ensure on-line and paper timesheets are correct and ready for processing.
  • Verify deductions, prepares and submits payments and reports for federal and state taxes, FICA deposits, pension and annuity deposits, and miscellaneous payroll deductions.
  • Balance all payroll deductions and salaries on a monthly, quarterly, yearly (fiscal and calendar) to college general ledgers.
  • Accurately prepare journal entries for budgeting, payroll salaries, and fringe benefits.
  • Prepare year-end payroll accrual journal entries.
  • Ensure that all applicable tax tables are maintained and remain current within payroll system.
  • Process manual payroll checks as necessary.
  • Prepare, process, and distribute W-2’s to all EICCD employees.
  • Maintain payroll transaction files.
  • Coordination with bank and various state and federal tax authorities.
  • Work closely with Human Resource department as necessary.
  • Must maintain a commitment to providing quality service that meets or exceeds the expectations of internal and external customers.


Qualifications will include:

  • Associates degree, accounting or business administration required.
  • Five years of current payroll processing experience.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with associates.
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal and state payroll tax regulations, filing and compliance requirements. 
  • Excellent computer skills to include HRIS/Payroll/Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to meet the needs of a diverse workforce.


Review of applications will begin Monday, April 12, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  For consideration, please complete online

application and send resume and cover letter to e-mail


It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.) .If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois  60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576,


posted 04/08/2021