Payroll and Accounting Clerk
The Payroll and Accounting Clerk is responsible for processing two cycles of bi-weekly payroll. This includes ensuring pay is processed in a timely and accurate manner, while adhering to compliance with Federal, State, and local government regulations. The position requires working knowledge of the payroll cycle from beginning to end, including timesheet reconciliation, performing and understanding hours and earnings calculations, and strong working knowledge of the implications of benefit deductions and tax withholdings. Finally, the position requires ability to partner with our internal and external clients to resolve challenges encountered throughout the day/week.
High School Diploma Required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Also 3+ years’ experience in payroll processing. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines. Ability to work without direct supervision, and efficiently manage tasks and time. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to view situations through an objective lens to ensure equitability and consistency. Proficiency in use of Office suite, including Outlook, Excel, and Word along with the agency’s payroll and HR software platform (Paylocity). Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with department’s organization-wide for the purpose of ensuring high levels of efficiency and effectiveness of processes related to payroll.
HOURLY BASE: $21.50