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Position: Payroll and Benefits Analyst
Municipality:Town of Windsor
Close Date:5/20/2022

Payroll and Benefits Analyst – Town of Windsor, CT


Due to a retirement, the Town of Windsor has an opening for a Payroll and Benefits Analyst. This position is responsible for performing confidential administrative work in preparation and processing of the Town’s weekly payroll for approximately 300 employees, as well as managing employee and retiree benefit data including pension processing and insurance enrollment. 


This is a great opportunity for a skilled payroll professional who wants to get the job done, takes pride in their work, and likes to learn new things. The successful candidate wants to work with a group of dynamic people who strive to be successful and innovative. To succeed in this role, this person will enjoy contributing to a fun, professional working environment. The right candidate will take ownership of this role and will be passionate about teamwork and creating a pleasant culture for our internal as well as our external customers. We are seeking a detail oriented and collaborative individual to conduct a variety of payroll duties with competence, creativity and professionalism. If this sounds like you, let us know. We can’t wait to meet you! 


Some of your typical work activities will include:

·         performing semi-technical and confidential clerical, bookkeeping, accounting and administrative work in preparation for the Town payroll

·         processing insurance enrollment for employees

·         assisting in workers’ compensation claims and benefits

·         maintaining vacation and sick leave records

·         managing payroll tax activities including 941 filings

·         processing W2 and 1095 annual reporting

·         supporting accounting staff with payroll related account reconciliations, and the preparation of analyses and reports as necessary to support annual budget and audit processes

·         addressing payroll related problems, resolving timesheet issues, and building and maintaining relationships with employees

·         maintaining professional follow-up and quality assurance consistent with regulatory compliance and town policies, procedures and standards.

Requirements include:

·         experience working with accounting software and financial management systems (Munis preferred)

·         experience and skills with MS Office applications, specifically Excel

·         associate’s degree with major coursework in business administration or a closely related field, and two years of increasingly responsible experience in payroll and benefits administration; or

·         any equivalent combination of education and experience

·         American Payroll Association (APA) Fundamental Payroll Certification is a plus.


The starting salary will be $61,000 to $71,000 depending on experience with a potential probationary increase six months after hire.  Town employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to, health, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, short and long term disability, a defined contribution retirement plan, and an employee wellness program.


How to apply

Complete an on-line application at https://townofwindsorct.com/human-resources/vacancies/ and attach a cover letter and resume.  The deadline for submission of application materials is Friday, May 20, 2022 by 5:00pm.  The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.  EOE/AA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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