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Position: Supervising Payroll Manager
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:9/14/2021
Description:

CITY OF 

HARTFORD -

HUMAN 

RESOURCES 

DEPARTMENT

invites applications for the position of:

 

Supervising Payroll Manager

 


SALARY:                            $76,359.40 - $98,176.26 Annually

DEPARTMENT:                   Finance

OPENING DATE:                08/31/21

CLOSING DATE:                 09/14/21 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

 

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 

salary includes

5% in lieu of overtime.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

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;

 

A Master's 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.

 

APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

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.

 

NOTE:

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 FOLDERS.

 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE:

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 OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

 


 


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.hartford.gov


Position #00749 SUPERVISING PAYROLL MANAGER


AP

Human Resources Department 550 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06103

860-757-9800

 

humanresources@hartford.gov


 

Supervising 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).

 Yes    No

 

*  2. Please describe, in detail, your experience in accounting and /or payroll.

 

 



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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