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.


Holiday Toy Drive

Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Please bring your new, unwrapped gift to our December 21st chapter meeting. Breakfast begins at 7:30 AM with a presentation on Emotional Intelligence. Having a high degree of emotional intelligence is a useful skillset both professionally and personally. Emotional Intelligence is the ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others AND your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships.

Our toy drive benefits Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Doernbecher is recognized as one of America's leading children's hospitals, and offers the region's broadest range of pediatric treatments. Help kids and families with your donation.Below is a list of a few of the the most wanted items. Click here for a full list.

Card Games
Legos and Lego Kits
Arts and Crafts Kits
Early Development/Learning Toys
Popular Sports Teams Hat and Clothing
$5, $10, $20 gift cards (Starbucks, Target, Fred Meyer, etc)
Journals (both boys and girls styles)
Underwear – size toddlers through teens (boys and girls)
DVDs (newly released, PG‐13 and lower)
PlayDoh kits


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 carderde@trimet.org


Continuing Education

Portland Community College - Winter Term

Intro to Payroll Accounting BA 111

Presents double-entry accounting as related to service and merchandising business. Covers accounting cycle, including journalizing, posting to the general ledger, preparation of financial statements, petty cash, bank reconciliations, combined journal , special journals and payroll. Click here for more information.

Payroll Accounting BA 177

Learn fundamental skills and basic knowledge in the area of business payroll. The focus of the course is primarily in the following areas: payroll and personnel record keeping, calculation of gross pay using various methods, calculation of Social Security and Medicare taxes, calculation of federal and state income taxes, calculation of federal and state unemployment taxes, journalizing and posting payroll entries, and completing various federal and state forms.Click here for more information.

Computer Accounting Applications BA 228

Introduces double-entry, fully integrated computerized general ledger software. Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, and inventory. Click here for more information.



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