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Omaha Public Power District Payroll Coordinator in Omaha, Nebraska


The Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for the entry, processing, maintenance and reporting of corporate payroll information to compensate employees and facilitate responsible decision-making by all of the District’s stakeholders. The Payroll Coordinator is also responsible for researching a wide variety of payroll issues, analyzing and interpreting information and accounting for payroll items in the Districts financial records. The incumbent will assist the department supervisor in implementing corporate directives and will be a corporate resource on payroll issues, policies and practices.

The Payroll Coordinator performs payroll related functions for the district. This includes the processing of payroll, researching & answering payroll questions, accounting entries and completing any other tasks for the districts payroll process.

  • Support the preparation of timely, accurate and complete financial records and information of the District and its related Trusts to facilitate responsible decision-making by all stakeholders.

  • Ensure employees receive compensation based on approved policies.

  • Effective use and application of OPPD’s PeopleSoft Payroll System. Including but not limited to payroll processing, time reporting, absence processing, data inquiry, reconciliations, internal controls, reporting and system functional testing.

  • Ensure OPPD complies with appropriate tax guidelines and regulations.

  • Ensure OPPD complies with labor contracts and government regulations related to payroll.

  • Perform Payroll accounting functions. These functions include distributing payroll, performing journals necessary to payroll, processing vouchers and account reconciliations.

  • Communicate effectively with managers, supervisors, peers, Information Technology and Human Resources to record accurate Payroll data and implement efficient process changes.

  • Performs special projects as assigned by management.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent experience in a similar role position

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills

  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience using computers and business applications (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access or similar software).

  • Must be flexible, self-motivated and able to manage several projects simultaneously and work independently.


  • Two years of payroll processing, accounting, finance or related experience

  • Professional certification

  • PeopleSoft Experience is strongly desired

    Closing Statement

    Salary Grade: S2

    Minimum: $65,539

    Midpoint: $81,924

    At Omaha Public Power District , we’re passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

    WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

    WE’RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We’re dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

    OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on people’s lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We’re always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are—wherever you are— and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

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    EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

    How To Apply

    Apply online at on or before July 5, 2022.

    Recruiter: Laura Fritson - #LI-LF