ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics). This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Inputs payroll data to include hours worked, deductions and changes to earnings.
- Inputs personnel data affecting payroll such as new hires, changes in employment status, name, position, and performance review dates, and/or salary.
- Calculates payroll tax deductions in accordance with Federal and State laws.
- Generates deductions from employee's pay for loan repayments, child support, pensions, etc.; prepares electronic funds transfer for payments.
- Prepares quarterly payroll tax reports.
- Researches payroll and personnel issues found on exception reports and takes corrective action.
- Responds to questions from employees regarding issues affecting their pay.
- Calculates, prepares and verifies weekly and bi-weekly payroll and manually for exceptions, final pay, back pay, etc.
- Balances payroll reports for each payroll.
- Prepares and distributes computer generated reports of personnel and payroll data.
- Acts as liaison between employees, department personnel, and payroll on matters related to pay.
- Maintains computerized data file to track payroll, leave balances, leave usage, etc.
- Knowledge of basic accounting principles.
- Knowledge of math principles.
- Knowledge of payroll principles.
- Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing payment of wages.
- Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing the filing and payment of payroll taxes.
- Knowledge of customer service principles and techniques.
- Skill in using general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, calculators, and computers.
- Skill in using computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
- Skill setting up and maintaining computerized data and accounting records.
- Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED and two (2) years related experience in processing payroll, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Last revision date: October 2001