Payroll Accounting Specialist III - Payroll Division, Administrative & Financial Services Department

City Of Topeka Topeka , KS 66604

Posted 2 months ago

The City of Topeka is seeking qualified applicants for a leadership role in performing tasks related to the processing of payroll salary and wage payments for City employees. Performs, and assists others who perform all payroll functions for the City of Topeka and ensures compliance and conformity to the policies of the City relating to payroll and related financial operations.

Primary duties include:

  • Analyzes and reconciles all payroll-related general ledger transactions including entries related to salaries and specialty payments; withholding taxes, voluntary and involuntary employee deductions, and employer-paid benefits using system generated reports and queries to ensure accurate and complete accounting and payroll records.

  • Works with vendors and benefit providers to ensure appropriate data transfer by analyzing and reconciling incoming and outgoing reports for accuracy, recommending and completing corrections as needed.

  • Works with Accounts Payable to ensure all payroll related vendor payments are completed accurately and in a timely manner In ACH, EFT, and paper check formats.

Minimum qualifications: Associates Degree with the major in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, a closely related field or equivalent. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree. Must have five years accounting experience, payroll experience preferred.

Entry salary: up to $48,826, DOQ

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Payroll Accounting Specialist III - Payroll Division, Administrative & Financial Services Department

City Of Topeka