DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is clerical work involving responsibility for participating in a variety of aspects of payroll data and financial records processing. A high degree of accuracy and organization, and the ability to work under pressure of deadlines is required. Because the work involves access to personal information which is protected under federal laws, rules & regulations, it is essential that confidentiality be maintained. Work is performed in accordance with prescribed procedures under direct supervision of a payroll manager or higher level finance administrator. Supervision may be exercised over lower level accounting or clerical personnel. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of arithmetic as it pertains to the payroll process; good knowledge of record keeping practices particularly as they apply to payroll operation; working knowledge of the operation of a computer and computer spreadsheets; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to write legibly; numerical aptitude and facility; high degree of accuracy; clerical aptitude.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma, and four (4) years of clerical experience, two (2) years of which must have been in payroll work and one (1) year of which must have involved the operation of a computer in the payroll process.
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