|Position:|| ||Supervising Payroll Manager|
|Municipality:||City of Hartford|
applications for the position of:
SALARY: $76,359.40 - $98,176.26 Annually
OPENING DATE: 08/31/21
CLOSING DATE: 09/14/21
Vacancy is in the Payroll Division of the Finance Department. Under
direction of the Director of Finance or his/her designees, plans, coordinates,
performs and manages the payroll process for the City, Library, Pension Unit,
and Board of Education. Supervises, evaluates and develops payroll division
staff and provides training to department officials involved in processing
payrolls. Works closely with the Human Resources Departments of the City, Board
of Education, and Library to ensure that payroll procedures are consistent with
applicable personnel rules and union contracts. Develops and maintains a
comprehensive Payroll Operating Procedures manual. Reviews accuracy of
payrolls, including shift differential payments, annual increases, collective
bargaining increases, retirement calculations, workers' compensation benefits
and revisions for attachments. Responsible for the continued development of the
Training and Attendance Systems, MUNIS payroll module, including the build out
of the benefits module. Processes all quarterly and year-end tax reporting:
W2's and 1099's. Recommends changes in policies and procedures. Performs
related work as required.
This is a HMEA
position. The hours of
work are 40 per week and the above
5% in lieu of overtime.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS &
The examination will include a rating of your training and experience as
described on your application and may include a written test, an oral test or combination
thereof. All parts of the examination, including rating and tests, will be
related to the requirements of the position. The examination will be designed
to measure: Knowledge of payroll processing procedures; Knowledge of
governmental accounting principles and practices as applied to payroll
activities; Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations related to
payroll matters, including workers' compensation, unemployment compensation,
wage garnishment, FICA, and IRS standards; Ability to interpret and apply
complex payroll policies and procedures, including application of collective
bargaining provisions; Ability to supervise and evaluate staff; Ability to
establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and other
department officials; Ability to work under time constraints and pressures;
Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Open to all
applicants who meet the following qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a
major in accounting, finance, business management or a closely-related field
and five (5) years of experience in accounting and /or payroll, three (3) of
which must have been in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of
the above experience and training, including the supervisory experience. Familiarity
with client server model accounting and distributed payroll systems;
Degree in Finance or Business Management is preferred.
A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE OR
TRANSCRIPT MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR APPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT
SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.
HARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERRED:
Preferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of Hartford at the time of
application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof
of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT may be submitted.
APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED
IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT
PROPER DOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION FOR THIS POSITION.
VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination
administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening, and a
background check. If appointed, you will be required to serve three (3) to
twelve (12) months of probation. This examination and employment process is
subject to all federal, state and municipal laws, rules and regulations.
ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION
CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR VIA EMAIL, UNLESS
OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.
IN ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAIL
INBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM
Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit a
Veteran's Preference Form, located on the hartford.gov/humanresources
page along with a DD214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office
of Veteran's Affairs.
The Human Resources Department
provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in
the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL
The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and
persons with disabilities.
Human Resources Department
550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Payroll Manager Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. I have attached a copy of
my degree/transcript. (I understand this is required to be considered for this
position and not attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not qualified).
2. Please describe, in detail, your experience in accounting and /or payroll.