Payroll Accountant (Senior Accountant) - Range 14 / NON

Municipality Of Anchorage Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 2 months ago

Job Information

Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

This is a non-represented position (no union affiliation) and is subject to the provisions of the Personnel Rules of the Municipality of Anchorage.

DEPARTMENT: Office of Information Technology

HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION: 632 West 6th Avenue

Example of Duties

Ensure the timely processing of the bi-weekly payroll. Review and prepare off-cycle checks and ACH payments for certain payroll liabilities and approve payroll documents during orientation. Assist in answering questions regarding contractual agreements, Municipal Polices & Procedures, and State and Federal laws. Prepare data/information for grievance settlements/resolutions for Labor. Analyze payroll data and perform payroll reporting functions required by Federal and State laws, Municipal Policies & Procedures, collective bargaining agreements, and other authorities to include: assist in the calculation and remittance of payroll taxes for Municipal employees; process data and payment contributions to the State of Alaska Department of Labor and; prepare periodic reports on payroll activity. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related discipline and two (2) years of professional accounting, payroll or similar work experience.

OR

A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and two (2) years of professional accounting, payroll, or similar work experience.

OR

Associates Degree in Accounting or a related discipline and four (4) years of professional accounting, payroll, or similar work experience.

OR

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent and six (6) years of professional accounting, payroll or similar work experience.

Additional Important Information

The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

Military Service Interview Preference:

Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual's command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process: Once an applicant clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.

The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:

Health / Medical Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Audio

  • Life Insurance

  • Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health and Dependent Care

  • Health Savings Accounts

Retirement:

  • State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Program
  • 401(k) and 457 Savings Plans

Employer Paid Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Leave Plan

  • 11 Paid Holidays

For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.aspx

01

In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application).

Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar comment on any portion of your application may lead to you being disqualified for the position.

If the experience you reference in the below questions is not clearly included and described in your Work History section, your application will be considered not qualified for this position and you may be removed from consideration.

Do you understand, in order to be considered for this position, accurate and complete education and work history information must be provided?

  • Yes

  • No

02

Which of the following best describes your level of education as it relates to this position?

  • None/less than High School

  • High School Diploma / GED / Equivalent

  • Associate's Degree in Accounting or a related discipline

  • Associate's Degree in a different field

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related discipline

  • Bachelor's Degree in a different field

  • Master's Degree or higher in Accounting or a related discipline

  • Master's Degree or higher in a different field

03

How many years of professional accounting, payroll, or similar work experience do you have?

  • None

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 years to less than 4 years

  • 4 years to less than 6 years

  • 6 years to less than 8 years

  • 8 years or more

04

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History supports your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

05

Please indicate any certification(s) you possess:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Other

06

How many years of auditing experience do you have?

  • None

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 years to less than 4 years

  • 4 years to less than 6 years

  • 6 years to less than 8 years

  • 8 years or more

07

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History supports your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

08

How many years of experience do you have using basic formulas, tables, logic functions, and/or pivot tables with Excel?

  • None

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 years to less than 4 years

  • 4 years to less than 6 years

  • 6 years to less than 8 years

  • 8 years or more

09

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History supports your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

Required Question

Agency Municipality of Anchorage

Address 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605

Anchorage, Alaska, 99501

Phone (907) 343-4447

Website http://www.muni.org/jol

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Payroll Accountant (Senior Accountant) - Range 14 / NON

Municipality Of Anchorage