Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Payroll Specialist Senior PAY GRADE: 49

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Prepare, process, balance, and distribute payroll; maintain payroll records ensuring correct salaries are
given and proper deductions are made.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. One (1) year of basic accounting, bookkeeping, and/or payroll experience on an automated
system.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of 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:
- Process payroll for all employees on automated system (Munis).
- Prepare checks and reports for all non-employee payroll vendors including federal, state and
local agencies, and prepare and confirm deposit at Clearinghouse for direct deposits.
- Balance payroll reports and process and maintain all mandatory and voluntary deductions.
- Verify correct wage garnishment amounts; ensure checks reflect correct time worked, reconcile
data in automated time keeping software (Kronos), run interface to main payroll system and post
payroll to the general ledger.
- Process new employees, transfers, FTE changes, and termination data on system with correct
assignments.
- Resolve payroll issues; assist employees with changes and questions.
- Prepare quarterly reports, prepare and distributes W-2 Forms.
- Process time cards for employees and substitutes, ensuring accuracy.
- Print checks; run multiple payroll reports; and complete wage verification forms for various
agencies.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
? Knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping methods, practices and procedures
? Knowledge of computer accounting software
? Knowledge of public relations/customer service methods and practices
? Knowledge of District, federal and state rules and regulations related to payroll
? Skill maintaining accurate and timely data entry of all information into Human Resources/Payroll
databases
? Skill utilizing computer databases to develop reports and payroll checks
? Skill utilizing customer service techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints
? Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships

Prepared: 7/07
Revised: 6/17 PSPC TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Payroll Specialist Senior PAY GRADE: 49

WORKING CONDITIONS:
General office environment

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Repetitive motion and eye strain through extensive utilization of computer hardware and software.

REPORTS TO:
Director of Finance

EVALUATION:
Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
N/A

Prepared: 7/07
Revised: 6/17 PSPC

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