Payroll Specialist

Town Of Gilbert Gilbert , AZ 85233

Posted 4 weeks ago

We Are Team Gilbert

The Town of Gilbert is Arizona's 5th largest city and one of Money Magazine's Best Places to Live in the U.S., and the people who serve it are proud to be tasked with ensuring it stays that way. This is why we were recently named one of Arizona's 2017 Most Admired Companies to work for by AZ Business Magazine.

Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators who do important work that makes our community better every day. If you have the heart of a public servant and the spirit of an entrepreneur...please read on!

We Are Seeking

With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Payroll Specialist.

The Payroll Specialist reports to the Assistant Accounting Manager. The Payroll Specialist performs a variety of payroll administrative support functions in the processing of the Town's payroll. This position provides customer service to internal and external customers, and assists in the audit and processing of timecards and benefits related items for town employees.

Ideal candidates for this position will work well in a collaborative team environment, eager to quickly learn the Town's payroll processing procedures, as well as pursue opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation. Candidate must be a team player that is open to change and demonstrates a positive attitude. They will be forward thinking, possess a strong work ethic, and have great time management and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with assisting customers and able to articulate and apply policies and procedures.

About You

You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do and are committed to their team's success! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:

  • Associates degree in Payroll, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field;

  • 5 years of experience processing full-cycle payroll (municipal experience preferred), working with automated timecard software, tax filing, auditing, and reconciling Federal and State taxes, daily payroll operations, and providing internal and external customer service;

  • Complete understanding of the full-cycle payroll process;

  • Knowledge of pension systems and associated reporting;

  • Familiar with Federal and State tax laws;

  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel, timekeeping and payroll software;

  • Excellent customer service skills;

  • Proven ability to work well under tight deadlines;

  • Possess a valid Arizona Driver's License.

About Us

In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, participation and company match in the Arizona State Retirement System and more. For more information on Team Gilbert and all we have to offer, click here.

Up For The Challenge?

Make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then we encourage you to apply today.

To complete and submit an on-line employment application for this position visit Incomplete applications may be rejected so please be thorough. Your resume may be included as a supplement to your application, but it cannot replace any information required for the application.

This position is FLSA Non-Exempt - eligible for overtime compensation.

Applications will be processed and reviewed starting Monday, October 15, 2018 and every 1 week after that date, until the position has been filled.

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