Payroll Clerk

Job title: Payroll Clerk


Job description: Payroll Clerk

Salary: $32,603.00 – $39,734.00 Annually

One current vacancy with the Tulare County General Services Agency located in Visalia. This recruitment will establish an employment list to fill current and future vacancies. The anticipated life of the list is six months Typical Duties

Review and ensure accuracy of a variety of financial records and reports; calculate payroll and maintain withholding and contribution records; calculate payroll for a minimum of 400 employees; review time sheets for completeness and conformity to policy and procedures from County Personnel Rules; compile and maintain lists, records on a variety of payroll specialty issues; calculate pay adjustments due to correction time sheets and/or processing corrections; research, resolve and correct discrepancies on benefit balances; prepare data entry documents and correction forms for Auditor’s office; analyze and reconcile financial records; operation of personal computers and software applications, including spreadsheets, word-processing and database systems; assist staff with procedural issues relating to payroll; provide training presentations to staff on procedural issues; review and maintain job costing for reported actuals; communicate with workers compensation and State Disability representatives; compile and maintain indexes, lists, files and records; prepare and type correspondence; perform a variety of general clerical duties in maintaining records and reports; analyze and reconcile financial accounts and records; assist the public and respond to inquiries; prepare and maintain payroll and disbursement records and files; calculate deductions, garnishments, and attachments and prepare payments for a variety of organizations; and balance amounts with payroll; input payroll data into the computer system; coordinate work with other departments and staff in the preparation of payroll; act as a liaison between staff and Auditor’s Payroll Division.

Employment Standards

Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.

Experience: One (1) year of highly successful general financial record keeping experience in a fast paced, detail oriented business environment

Equivalency: Completion of an approved full charge bookkeeper program or other office support program from an accredited business/community college or adult school.

Knowledge of: Basic bookkeeping and payroll control procedures; indexing, filing and record keeping systems and procedures; numerical and alphabetical filing systems; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; general clerical office methods and procedures.

Skill/Ability to: Accurately post figures to various documents and records; proofread and rapidly correct errors in numbers, grammar and spelling; read and compare information in reports, memos, lists and forms; read, interpret and apply rules and regulations; effectively operate personal computers and related software programs; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County staff and the public; organize work, set priorities, and perform work with accuracy and attention to detail; record information legibly and with technical accuracy; alphabetize, file and maintain various financial and fiscal records; remain flexible to changes in workloads and stress of meeting deadlines; communicate with people of various educational and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Additional Information

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver’s license.

College Cost Reduction Access Act: This may be a qualifying position for student loan forgiveness through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA). Only student loan payments made after October 1, 2007 and in a qualified repayment plan are eligible.

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Expected salary: $32603 – 39734 per year

Location: Visalia, CA

Job date: Sat, 13 Mar 2021 08:59:01 GMT

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