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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The PAYROLL TECHNICIAN has principal responsibility for preparing all aspects of the payroll of an agency and providing payroll related services by compiling payroll data from timecards or time sheets, coding, and balancing payroll system input forms, verifying, and reconciling benefit enrollments and payroll records, distributing paychecks, and answering payroll related questions for employees and supervisors.
This is the second level of a two-level series. This class is distinguished from the lower level by responsibility for preparing the complete payroll of an agency and processing all payroll related work.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Allocation of positions to this class will depend on the total work performed which may include one or a combination of the duties or tasks listed below.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have regular contact with agency employees, supervisors, timekeepers and computer services staff to answer payroll questions and resolve payroll related problems. Employees in this class have occasional contact with representatives from retirement fund, insurance and benefit carriers, and banks to clarify remittances or exchange information. Work contacts are largely by telephone.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from an administrative supervisor such as a personnel or fiscal manager. Due to the cyclical and repetitive nature of the work, it is performed independently with the employee responsible for meeting established deadlines throughout the month, quarter, or year. As information from the payroll system is incorporated into the accounting and budget systems, supervisors and accountants review it for accuracy. Employees in this class follow agency accounting procedures, State and Federal laws governing tax withholding, retirement, social security, and workers compensation, salary administration provisions of union contracts, applicable tax laws, and IRS rulings. Supervisors conduct specific reviews of work on an exception basis and review the accuracy of special assignments upon completion. Payroll procedures are reviewed for policy and legal compliance as part of the annual audit by the Secretary of State's office.
Positions are found in central and remote locations throughout State government (e.g., general government agencies, human or natural resource agencies, correctional, mental health, or higher education institutions, hospitals, etc.). They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position's location.
The training or experience must include operating a calculator or ten-key adding machine by touch.
On your application, be specific in addressing your training and/or experience to the areas listed in the minimum qualifications.
All courses must be from accredited college, universities, or private vocational schools.
Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.