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Payroll Specialist - Human Resources

Manhattan, KS

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for all phases of payroll processing.
Essential Functions: Compile, calculate, and process accurate payroll for approximately 425 or more full-time and part-time City employees and up to 500 seasonal employees. Conduct prepayroll and post-payroll audits to ensure accuracy and compliance. Verify entry of all hours worked, overtime hours, leave and benefit hours in accordance with City policies and other regulatory laws. Interfaces with supervisors and managers to assure compliance with Payroll policies and procedures related to work assignments. Calculate pay adjustments and payoffs in accordance with established City policy and procedures and other regulatory laws. Manage Workers’ Compensation payroll entry and verify with Benefits Specialist. Prepare, verify, and file all necessary documentation with the applicable agencies in a timely manner to ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations and avoid penalties/late charges. Manage garnishment process in accordance with established City policy and procedures and other regulatory laws. Research any payroll issues and effect problem resolution where necessary. Prepare payroll remittances, submit to Finance, and reconcile payroll accounts. Administer and suggest updates to internal controls for payroll. Develops and runs Human Capital Management System (HCM) reports. Maintains payroll records as well as prepares monthly and annual reports. Other Duties: Provides back-up technical support to the HR and Finance Teams and others as assigned. Coordinate people budgets with Budget Officer. Coordinate the dissemination of employee time and labor records for all departments. Prepare periodic and yearly governmental surveys as required. Verifies and documents procedures. Display creativity by developing new and streamlined methods of accomplishing assigned tasks. Required Education and Experience: Associate of Arts degree in accounting, business administration, or related program. Five (5) years of experience with payroll. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered as meeting the minimum qualifications. Preferred Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business administration or a related field. Two (2) years of experience with payroll. Experience with a comprehensive HCM is preferred. American Payroll Association Certification either Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered as meeting the minimum qualifications.

Annual Salary Range: $43,000.00—$58,000.00 DOQ EOE.
To Apply: Apply online at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/403462 Using the “apply” button at the top of page, please complete the required online application, upload a resume and a list of three professional references with full contact information. For general questions about the position, contact Unique Hiram at (785) 587-2447 or hr@cityofmhk.com.

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2021-02-12


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