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Payroll Supervisor

Company: Government Finance Officers of Connecticut
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

invitesapplications for the position of: SALARY: $62,865.14 - $80,827.24Annually DEPARTMENT: Finance OPENINGDATE: 09/20/21 CLOSINGDATE: 10/04/2105:00 PM DESCRIPTION: Vacancy is in the Payroll Division of the Finance Department. Under thegeneral supervision, plans, coordinates and supervises the payroll functionincluding technical supervision of payroll accountants and clerks and othersinvolved in processing payroll. May plan, coordinate, and oversee the work ofthe Payroll Division; assigns, trains, and evaluates subordinates. Supports andbacks up Supervising Payroll Manager. Prepares and recommends payrollprocedures to the Supervising Payroll Manager. Works closely with the HumanResources Departments of the City and Library, and the Pension Unit to ensurethat payroll procedures are consistent with applicable personnel rules andregulations, City of Hartford Municipal Code and Charter, and collectivebargaining contracts. Works closely with the Treasurer's office for the paymentof employees, payroll vendors and Federal and State taxes. Reviews accuracy ofpayrolls, including shift differentials payments, annual increases, collectivebargaining increases, retirement calculations, workers' compensation benefitsand other benefit payments. Assists with processing all year-end tax reporting.The above essential duties and responsibilities are not intended as acomprehensive list; they are intended to provide a representative summary ofthe major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may perform additionalrelated duties as required. This is aHMEA Union position. The hours of this position are 40 per week and the abovesalary includes 5% in lieu ofovertime. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The examination will consist of rating your training and experience ascontained on your application and may also include a written test, an oral testor both. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will berelated to the requirements of the position. The examination is designed tomeasure Knowledge of: Payroll processing procedures; Governmental accountingprinciples and practices as applied to payroll activities; Federal and Statelaws and regulations related to payroll matters, including workers'compensation,, unemployment compensation,wagegarnishment,FICAandIRSstandards.Theabilityto:Interpretandapplycomplexpayrollpolicies andprocedures, including application of collective bargaining provisions;Supervise and evaluate staff; Establish and maintain effective workingrelationships with staff and other department officials; Work under timeconstraints and pressures; Express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and inwriting. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some travel todifferent sites. Incumbent may be required to work a flexible scheduleincluding evenings and weekends. QUALIFICATIONS: Open to allapplicants who meet the following qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a majorin public administration, business administration or a closely related field, AND two (2) years of increasinglyresponsible payroll experience or an equivalent combination of training andexperience. HARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERRED: Preferablybe a bona-fide resident of the City of Hartford at the time of application. Acompleted CITY OF HARTFORD RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency asindicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT may be submitted. A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE ORTRANSCRIPT MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR APPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPTSUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT. APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED INITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPERDOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION FOR THIS POSITION. APPLICATIONSVIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED. OTHER INFORMATION: If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examinationadministered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening, and abackground check. If appointed, you will serve 3- 12 months of probation. Thisexamination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, andmunicipal laws, rules, and regulations. IN ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAILINBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAMFOLDERS. VETERAN'SPREFERENCE: Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit aVeteran's Preference Form, located on the hartford.gov/humanresources pagealong with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office ofVeteran's Affairs. The Human Resources Departmentprovides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordancewith the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation inthe application or testing process, please contact the Human ResourcesDepartment. AN AFFIRMATIVEACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employerand strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans, andpersons with disabilities. Human Resources Department550 Main Street * 1. I have attached a copy ofmy degree/transcript. (I understand this is required to be considered for thisposition and not attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not qualified).

Keywords: Government Finance Officers of Connecticut, Hartford , Payroll Supervisor, Human Resources , Hartford, Connecticut

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