Accounting Specialist - Payroll
Full-Time
Range: $15.28 - 19.11 per hour
A completed City application must accompany a resume. A resume without a City employment application will not be considered.

The Accounting Specialist coordinates the activities and functions of payroll processing, performs routine reconciliations. This position assists the Finance Director with budgeting and audit preparation. Works under general supervision of the Finance Director.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Coordinates and processes bi-weekly payroll which includes reviewing timesheets, entering hours worked, maintaining leave time, pay changes, benefit contribution changes, direct deposits, garnishments, court orders and resolving discrepancies.
- Maintains the integrity and efficient operations of the computerized payroll system, validating data related to deductions, entering new hires, inactivating records, and other changes.
- Reconciles and prepares reports of amounts due to various vendors for amounts deducted from employees pay to payroll registers; make necessary adjustments and corrections to the reports; submit payments for payroll taxes, deductions, garnishments, TCRS, and deferred compensation; includes all other payroll reporting.
- Maintains a payroll policy and procedures manual; maintains appropriate payroll files and records.
- Files and maintains payroll documentation in compliance with applicable internal requirements and government regulations.
- Serves as a liaison to internal departments regarding payroll inquiries.
- Reconciles and ensures payments of monthly insurance invoices for health, dental, vision, life, and other benefits.
- Assist Finance Director with preparation of budgets and audits, including payroll budget files, operational records and reports.
- Administrative duties, to include answering phones, assisting Administration and City Council members.
- Cross-train and back-up other finance personnel with property tax reconciliation and basic financial transactions which may include, processing payments for property taxes, citations and other payments.
- Performs duties and attends training as a Deputy City Recorder; including Council support; recordkeeping and archives maintenance.
- Attend safety and training sessions.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Associates Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in business, accounting or related field.
- Minimum two (2) years full-time work experience in payroll, accounting or related field.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
(A comparable amount of training, education and/or experience may be substituted for the above qualifications.)

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
- Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Tennessee driverís license by date of hire.
- Possess (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a valid State of Tennessee Notary Public.
- Possess (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a State Certification for Municipal Clerks and Recorders.

HOW TO APPLY - Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.


Mail to:
City of Clinton
100 N. Bowling Street
Clinton, TN 37716

Fax to: 865.457.4651
Email: asylvester@clintontn.net

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Click Here to download a job application.

EOE/ADA
Accounting Specialist - Payroll
Full-Time
Range: $15.28 - 19.11 per hour
A completed City application must accompany a resume. A resume without a City employment application will not be considered.

The Accounting Specialist coordinates the activities and functions of payroll processing, performs routine reconciliations. This position assists the Finance Director with budgeting and audit preparation. Works under general supervision of the Finance Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Coordinates and processes bi-weekly payroll which includes reviewing timesheets, entering hours worked, maintaining leave time, pay changes, benefit contribution changes, direct deposits, garnishments, court orders and resolving discrepancies.
- Maintains the integrity and efficient operations of the computerized payroll system, validating data related to deductions, entering new hires, inactivating records, and other changes.
- Reconciles and prepares reports of amounts due to various vendors for amounts deducted from employees pay to payroll registers; make necessary adjustments and corrections to the reports; submit payments for payroll taxes, deductions, garnishments, TCRS, and deferred compensation; includes all other payroll reporting.
- Maintains a payroll policy and procedures manual; maintains appropriate payroll files and records.
- Files and maintains payroll documentation in compliance with applicable internal requirements and government regulations.
- Serves as a liaison to internal departments regarding payroll inquiries.
- Reconciles and ensures payments of monthly insurance invoices for health, dental, vision, life, and other benefits.
- Assist Finance Director with preparation of budgets and audits, including payroll budget files, operational records and reports.
- Administrative duties, to include answering phones, assisting Administration and City Council members.
- Cross-train and back-up other finance personnel with property tax reconciliation and basic financial transactions which may include, processing payments for property taxes, citations and other payments.
- Performs duties and attends training as a Deputy City Recorder; including Council support; recordkeeping and archives maintenance.
- Attend safety and training sessions.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Associates Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in business, accounting or related field.
- Minimum two (2) years full-time work experience in payroll, accounting or related field.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
(A comparable amount of training, education and/or experience may be substituted for the above qualifications.)

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
- Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Tennessee driverís license by date of hire.
- Possess (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a valid State of Tennessee Notary Public.
- Possess (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a State Certification for Municipal Clerks and Recorders.

HOW TO APPLY - Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.


Mail to:
City of Clinton
100 N. Bowling Street
Clinton, TN 37716

Fax to: 865.457.4651
Email: asylvester@clintontn.net

Click Here to download a copy of this job posting.

Click Here to download a job application.

EOE/ADA