Welcome to the Portland Metropolitan Payroll Association!


Portland, Oregon


Welcome to our Local Chapter of the American Payroll Association. We strive to provide the most current information possible to make your payroll efforts more efficient and precise. Please enjoy your visit and come back often, as information is always being added and updated.

 Membership Applications are now available on-line! 

The annual membership dues are $60.00.  The membership covers July through June. Complete the Membership form on our website by going to the Member Area and selecting on Member Dues.  Membership checks should be made out to Portland Metropolitan Payroll Association and mailed to PMB 097, 950 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232.

Job Postings 

New jobs are posted regularly so check back often. Click here to see the current job announcements.
Contact Denise Carder to add/remove job postings at denise.carder@gmail.com.

Continuing Education 

2017 Spring Study Group

Beginning February 11, 2017 we will be studying the 2016 APA Payroll Source in preparation for the FPP/CPP exams. Click here to see the complete study group schedule and location.

What the Arrival of Generation Z Means for Your Payroll Department

Get ready, hiring managers. Generation Z, those born between 1990 and 1999, has already begun entering the job market. This cohort of recent graduates is brimming with talent and eager to put it to use in your payroll department. But to make the most out of working with Gen Z, you need to understand what makes them tick and how they’ll relate to their baby boomer, Generation X and millennial colleagues.


Not every member of Gen Z can be neatly categorized, of course, but their own comments about their work preferences provide useful insights about the group as a whole. Click here to read the whole article.


5 Tips to Boost Your Soft Skills

What's as important as technical skills for accounting and finance professionals? More than half of the CFOs interviewed for a Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey said they give equal billing to soft skills and to technical expertise when filling staff-level positions. Click here to read the rest of the article.


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