Senior Payroll Audit Clerk

Schenectady, NY, US
Feb 11, 2019
Senior Payroll Audit Clerk

About Schenectady City Schools

With a population of nearly 10,000 students, the Schenectady City School District is one of the largest in the Capital Region. With an incredibly diverse population we are committed to ensuring that all children feel valued, are safe and will learn. We place the highest priority on a culture of equity, ensuring that race, economics, and disability are never predictors of student achievement. Every child in our district counts and will be supported each step of the way, along the path to graduation.

Distinguishing Features of the Senior Payroll Audit Clerk Role

Successful candidate will perform centralized payroll functions for 1,700 employees and additional substitutes on a bi-weekly schedule. Position reports to the District Director of Business & Finance. This position requires a high degree of commitment to putting the customer first, working with diverse school communities and humility.

Typical Work Activities and Senior Payroll Audit Clerk Expectations
  • Verification and data entry of payroll deductions such as health insurance and flex spending;
  • Review of employment records to verify income as requested by various agencies and businesses;
  • Manage, process and respond to inquiries regarding direct deposit, deduction notices, retirement applications and other payroll related documents.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics and Key Qualities of Senior Payroll Audit Clerk
  • Enthusiastic about customer service;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to work with personnel at various levels in the organization, such as administrators as well as students, staff and faculty;
  • Ability to work on a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field;
  • 3 yrs. experience in financial accounts including payroll auditing OR high school diploma or equivalency diploma and 5 yrs. experience OR combination of training and experience from above.
  • Must have a minimum of 1-year experience performing payroll functions.

Salary Range
  • $34,996 - 37,852

** Position will be filled based on Civil Service requirements. A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held in March 2019. Candidates must register for the test by January 14, 2019. Candidates must meet civil service Requirements for appointment following establishment of eligible list. Schenectady County Residents will have preference. **

The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the District's recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133. The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race or gender. This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.