Payroll Administrator

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Yakima Finance Department
Location of position: 
Yakima, WA
$5,453.07 – $6,628.27/mo
Date Posted: 
Friday, February 16, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2018
Job Description: 

The City of Yakima is looking for a highly skilled administrator of multifaceted corporate payroll. The Payroll Administrator will perform complex, highly responsible and independent work in interpretation/implementation of labor contracts and Federal/State laws and regulations. Serves as primary contact and provides lead direction for payroll related issues and to payroll support staff. Coordinates with Human Resources Department on wage, salary and benefits administration. Makes responsible decisions, resolves problems, researches and interprets guidelines, regulations and policies. Works efficiently and professionally with regulatory agencies, unions, and City employees and other individuals to address concerns; resolves issues; provides information; and prepares/presents documentation to report and support payroll activities. Requires initiative and self-management to meet all financial/payroll requirements, and/or deadlines.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Public/Business Administration or related field plus two (2) years' experience with complex payroll responsibility. Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification, Associate's Degree or Vocational Certification in Accounting, Finance, Public/Business Administration or related field, plus two (2) additional years' complex payroll experience may substitute for related Bachelor's degree. Administrative experience and working knowledge of collective bargaining, and/or public sector financial experience is preferred.

BENEFITS: The City of Yakima offers a competitive benefit package including: Medical/dental/vision and FREE healthcare clinic; vacation/sick/holiday leave; WA DRS pension; employer contributed 457 deferred compensation; employee contributed Teamsters pension; and more!

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Closes 3/12/18