Payroll Technician

West County Transportation Agency   Santa Rosa, CA   Full-time     Accounting
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Posted on May 22, 2020
CLASS TITLE: PAYROLL TECHNICIAN
DEFINITION
Under general direction, prepares, processes, calculates, balances and inputs Agency payroll.
Performs calculations an
d reviews the preparatory work of Account II positions. Maintains
payroll and related records. Performs other related tasks as assigned.
DUTIES
1.
Prepares and calculates and inputs payroll data
2.
Inputs payroll to Sonoma County Office of Education system, g
enerates pay warrants
3.
Processes payroll taxes
4.
Calculates and processes retirement account contributions.
5.
Processes new employees
6.
Assists in and performs:
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
?
Employee Benefit Records
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Maintaining employee personnel files
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Pur
chase order assignment and auditing
7.
Typing, filing, computer use, answering telephone
8.
Regular contact with employees and the public
9.
Perform other duties as assigned
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE OF:
1.
Methods, practices and terminology of school district financial
record keeping
2.
Federal and State Laws and Regulations relative to payroll
processing
3.
General Office and computer skills
4.
Advanced accounting procedures
AB
ILITY TO:
Perform complex accounting, payroll and clerical functions with speed and accuracy;
operate office machines, prepare and maintain accurate and complete records and reports;
understand and carry out oral and written instructions; establish and m
aintain
cooperative relations with those contacted in the course of work; deal effectively and
pleasantly with school personnel, parents, other employees and the general public; type
accurately, proficient use of 10
-
key, answer telephones.
MINIMUM
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
1.
Graduation from High School, completion of accounting certificate at professional school
or junior college
2.
Three years experience in accounting, bookkeeping and payroll preferably with a school
district, non
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profit or public agency.
LI
CENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
A valid California Class C Driver’s License