Payroll Administrator/Analyst – Americo

Americo is hiring a Payroll Administrator to join our team. This job will facilitate payroll for 500+ employees ensuring all aspects of the payroll cycle, including tax, benefits, wages, etc. are processed, reconciled, audited, and transmitted accurately and timely.  The Administrator will maintain and coordinate the Bonus Incentive, and deferred comp processes.


  • Research and resolve Associate queries, ensuring a high level of service
  • Track and manage all necessary paperwork for tax deductions, benefits, and garnishments
  • Manage payment calendars for the fiscal year
  • Stay up-to-date on local, state, and federal payroll tax laws
  • Facilitate the employee change process in various Americo’s systems: change forms, memos, filing RCAs
  • Manage the personnel files for all Associates, ensuring that all electronic files are up-to-date
  • Process stop payments, reversals, off-cycle payrolls, and manual checks as needed
  • Partner with Accounting to ensure accurate GL reporting


  • Strong Excel skillset
  • Experience with ADP and its reporting functions
  • Ability to work with varying levels of management
  • 3 – 5 years of experience with payroll
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field preferred
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification is a plus

Americo: We’re in this for life!

The roots of the Americo family of companies date back more than 100 years. Americo is a life insurance and annuity company providing innovative products to our customers. At Americo, it’s the people who make things work, so we hope you join us!

What you’ll love about working at Americo:

  • Compensation: You’ll feel valued with our competitive pay and robust bonus program that’s offered to all associates.
  • Learning and development: We prepare you with a comprehensive, paid training program that will get you ready for success. Additionally, our Talent Development team creates a variety of development opportunities for associates at every stage of their careers.
  • Work-life balance: We place true value on work-life balance with our generous paid time off; you begin accruing hours right off the bat every month and it increases with tenure. All new hires earn over 4 weeks of paid time off annually, plus 11 paid company holidays! We also support new mothers with a new child leave program, along with paid STD and LTD.
  • Health and well-being: We commit to your health and well-being and are proud to offer comprehensive health and life insurance options including FSA or HSA accounts and subsidies to support your health and fitness goals through vendor partnerships at The Y, Orange Theory, WW, and more.
  • Future planning: Americo offers a 401(k) with a company match, and we provide child care and education tax credits or savings options.
  • Giving back: We support several local organizations like Ronald McDonald House, Hope Lodge, the American Red Cross, Harvesters, and many more. Our associates volunteer their time and donate money alongside the company to make a difference in our community.
  • The fun stuff: Americo participates in the Kansas City Corporate Challenge, and it’s a great way to connect with coworkers. Additionally, we host events like a Royals Party at the K, a legendary Holiday Party, and in-office events with local vendors as a way for associates to step away from work and enjoy each other’s company.
  • Bustling environment: Our newly renovated offices are conveniently located in downtown Kansas City, within walking distance to your favorite restaurants and attractions. Plus, you’ll receive complimentary paid parking near our Americo offices – downtown parking is a premium, but we’ve got you covered.

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