TOWN OF ROCKY
HILL JOB POSTING
(This is an advertisement. Please see
pages 2-3 below for a detailed job description.)
The Town of Rocky Hill is seeking qualified applicants
for a SENIOR ACCOUNTANT position in the Finance Department. Please see pages 2 – 3 below for a detailed
job description and list of qualifications.
This position is part of the AFSCME Local 1303-112 union.
Salary and hours will be in accordance with the union contract which can be
viewed online at: www.rockyhillct.gov/unioncontracts
Interested applicants must submit each of the
following: 1) A resume; 2) A letter of interest which demonstrates how you meet
the qualifications; and 3) A completed Town of Rocky Hill Application for
Employment. All application materials
must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled. Incomplete
applications will not be accepted or reviewed by the hiring manager or search
Please be advised finalists will be required to undergo a comprehensive
background, financial, and/or criminal investigation.
The Town of Rocky Hill is an EEO/AA Employer and
complies with the ADA.
Town of Rocky Hill
REPORTS TO: FINANCE DIRECTOR OR ASST.
BARGAINING UNIT: AFSCME LOCAL 1303-112
Under supervisor’s direction, coordinate and perform
technical, complex payroll-related duties.
biweekly payroll, maintain all payroll, fringe benefit, and pension information,
and perform related functions including but not limited to verifying rates and
hours, recording payroll deductions, preparing reconciled payroll printouts, calculating
and paying retroactive wage adjustments according to collective bargaining
existing software (e.g., MUNIS) and Microsoft Excel to manage the payroll
system and personnel records, process additions and changes to payroll,
retirements and separations from employment, maintain attendance and
compensated time records, and accurate balances of paid time off accruals and
usage—all in accordance with collective bargaining agreements and at the direction
of the supervisor.
and process authorized deductions and payments for health insurance, dental,
401(a) and 457 employee savings, pension, union dues, garnishments, etc.; and
manage the production of pension payroll.
payroll problems including social security reporting errors and W-2 errors, and
respond to inquiries from internal personnel, retirees, and government
receivables and payments from retirees for post-employment benefit
health, life, and disability insurance bills for additions, deletions and
changes in coordination with Human Resources, and assists with various payroll
related matters including interpretation of contractual clauses in union
monthly/quarterly/annual/bi-annual reports for various State and Federal
agencies, and reports for employee deductions.
Prepare GASB required report data for actuaries, and monitor federal and
state regulations for payroll and the Affordable Care Act. Prepare reports for
compensation hearings and court cases.
interdepartmental schedule for payrolls and prepares directives to various
municipal agencies and departments providing instructions/recommendations for
the proper handling of payroll related matters.
the direction of and in coordination with the supervisor, coordinate new system
set up and implementation, and employee training, as it relates to changes in
the payroll system. Participate in
payroll process and improvements, including time and attendance reporting; project
leader for any payroll system upgrades.
training for new regulations and reporting requirements, and to stay abreast of
trends related to job functions.
related work as assigned.
duties listed above are intended only as illustrative of the various types of
work that may be performed. The omission
of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the
work is similar or a logical assignment to the position.
Degree in Accounting or a closely related field with at least five (5) years of
progressively responsible experience in a payroll function.
prior work experience and thorough knowledge of policies and procedures related
to the routine processing of payrolls, budgetary payroll controls; and payroll
record reviews and audits.
knowledge of IRS regulations and state and federal payrolls laws.
have intermediate to advanced skills utilizing MUNIS, Microsoft Office Suite
(emphasis on Excel), and navigating computerized financial transactions.
to develop and implement standard and special payroll procedures and forms
(manual and electronic).
ability to express ideas effectively, and communicate organization-wide
messages related to payroll issues, both orally and in writing.
ability to work independently and with teams, and establish and maintain
effective and collegial working relationships with internal and external
The physical demands and
work environment characteristics described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of the job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with
hands and arms; and talk or hear.
required to walk and sit.
required to stand, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Ability to lift
and/or move up to twenty five (25) pounds.
required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
necessary to utilize a computer keyboard on a regular basis is essential.
The duties listed
above are intended only as illustrative of the various types of work that may
The Town of Rocky Hill is an EEO/AA employer and
complies with the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.