Payroll Accounting Analyst

Rome, Ga
Commensurate with Experience
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description Summary

This position performs accounting duties in support of the college’s payroll and accounting functions.

Key Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field
• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Key Responsibilities

• Completes all payroll related maintenance, including tax updates, general deduction additions and changes, time and labor additions, accrual adjustments, and extra compensation
• Processes all off-cycle payrolls and manages Time & Labor submissions
• Reconciles payroll liability accounts monthly and submits payments
• Reconciles continuous audit monthly and submits salary portion to State Department of Audits annually
• Assists employees with payroll related issues
• Process all payroll accounting interfaces
• Attends conferences and training sessions
• Updates and maintains payroll website
• Assists state auditors
• Manages joint-staffing
• Manages the Asset Management System
• Performs related duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
• Knowledge of college and university system policies and procedures
• Knowledge of college payroll policies and procedures
• Skill to make timely decisions
• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs
• Skill in decision making and problem solving
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public
• Skill in oral and written communication