TOWN OF GLASTONBURY
REPORTS TO: Controller
Under broad supervision
of the Controller, prepares and examines financial records, data and
reports. Coordinates all aspects of
payroll, and provides liaison to insurer for liability, auto and property
financial information, prepares schedules and reports, including but not
limited to financial statements, business activity reports, federal and state
tax reports, unemployment and labor statistics; participates in the preparation
of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
data and creates reports to inform the work of others, such as contributing to
the annual audits (e.g. town-wide audit, workers’ compensation audit, etc.), assisting
with actuarial valuations (e.g. pension and OPEB), and aiding with the annual
account balances, including employee life insurance and retiree health
insurance bills. Maintains accounts
receivable records for retiree health insurance, submits payments, and notifies
retirees/HR of delinquencies.
liaison to insurer/broker for Town’s Liability-Auto-Property insurance claims;
maintains related records.
all phases of payroll, including but not limited to:
processing and disbursing bi-weekly, periodic, and special payrolls, in
accordance with Wage and Hour laws, Town policies and collective bargaining
b. Collaborating with Human
Resources to ensure accuracy of data and administration.
time and payroll data for accuracy and completeness, and reconciling
records of employee fringe benefit use and accruals;
in writing, by email, in person and by telephone to employees, coworkers and
supervisors to provide information, such as, payroll practices and procedures, explanations
of pay, tax and benefits deductions, deposit information and use of accruals;
journal entries and balancing totals to general ledger. Performing necessary account reconciliations
and reviewing monthly general ledger accounts related to payroll and employee
current knowledge of wage and benefits regulations impacting payroll processing
to a respectful and safe work environment by fostering a culture of positive
communication, ethical behavior and emphasis on providing exceptional service
to internal and external customers.
back-up to Account Clerk, and Controller in preparation of month-end closing
administrative and technical support to accounting and finance personnel.
compliance procedures for unclaimed property payroll checks.
a leadership role in new projects and initiatives aimed at improving
operations, and completes special projects as assigned.
other duties as required.
Maintains confidentiality of records and information
Observes safe work practices
Represents the Town in a professional and courteous
manner; observes and respects the dignity of all persons
Regularly attends and is punctual for work
May occasionally be required to work outside normal
Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures,
audit background preferred
Experience with administration of financial accounting
software, preferably Munis
Knowledge of payroll principles, best practices,
regulations and procedures
Knowledge of federal and state payroll-related regulations
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel,
Word and Outlook.
to work with recurring deadlines
to deal sensitively with confidential information
Ability to work independently
Detailed orientated, professional attitude and
Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication
skills, including the ability to communicate with various levels of the
and analytical skills
multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills