Athena Services International is hiring for the position of Payroll Admin for our corporate office in Bethesda, MD. 


Any interested candidates must be individuals of unquestionable integrity who display a mature attitude and exercise good judgment. 


The Payroll Admin is responsible for processing biweekly payroll and is a PT position. Valiant/Trackforce experience is a plus!


  • Scheduling and Payroll software (Valiant) maintenance, including setting up post times, entering pay rates, and setting up earning and deduction codes

  • Review time and attendance data entered into the system by site supervisors

  • Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll for approximately 100 employees, with the ability to handle a growth in the workforce

  • Adhere to employee wage and fringe benefits in contract Collective Bargaining Agreements or Area Wage Determinations

  • Calculation and distribution of employee’s Health and Welfare and Pension earnings

  • Manage and produce various reports to send to site supervisors or benefits vendors including paid leave accruals, H&W earnings, pension earnings, 401k deferrals, and union dues


EQUIPMENT/ COMPUTER SKILLS: Knowledge of general office equipment; Microsoft Office, payroll, and accounting software proficiency; excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel and formula functions. Valiant/Trackforce experience is a plus!


  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Ability to perform duties autonomously with little direct supervision

  • 2+ years of experience in Payroll, Valiant experience a plus

  • Knowledge of government contracting and Service Contract Act a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with staff and the public

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Must have courteous telephone manner

  • Understand and follow standard operating procedures, to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance

  • Good judgment decisions within proper policy and procedures

WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands):

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.

  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks.

  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.

  • Independent work atmosphere, with little guidance to complete regular tasks

  • Regular computer usage

  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.


TO APPLY: Enthusiastic, qualified applicants must:


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