Payroll Coordinator

  • ORGANIZATION
    Hamilton Community Schools
  • LOCATION
    Hamilton, MI
  • SALARY
    $20-$25 per hour
summary
Lead payroll functions within Hamilton Community Schools.


Position Responsibilities
•Performs all activities necessary to process payroll including but not limited to maintaining related records, maintaining wage information, filing tax reports and payments, maintaining voluntary and involuntary deductions, understanding and implementing the requirements of the Michigan Office of Retirement Services including employee elections, reporting and payments
•Responsible for quarterly and fiscal and calendar year-end requirements such as W-2’s, 941 forms and ACA forms. 
•Assist with budgets, compensation costing and other reporting
•Develops and maintains processes necessary to accomplish payroll objectives, including relationships with auditors and state and federal agencies
•Maintaining/balancing employee accruals and benefit premiums, and other payroll-related accounts
•Coordinate annual open enrollment process and process annual benefit open enrollment changes. Balances monthly benefit bills and works with vendors to ensure benefit enrollments are accurate.
•Perform monthly bank reconciliations
•Process daily bank deposits and receipts for the district
•Prepare journal entries to be posted in conjunction with each payroll, voided checks, payroll adjustments, year-end accruals, etc. 
•Work closely with accounting and HR team to implement new payroll system requirements and revisions 
Qualifications
•Ideal candidate will have an Associate's degree in a related field with two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Experience with Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System.
•Munis software experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required
•Strong analytical and mathematical skills required.
•Strong, effective communication skills, both oral and written.
•Ability to organize and handle multiple projects while prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines. 
•Ability to use computer equipment and related software. High skill level with Excel spreadsheets required.
•Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work as an effective team member. 
•Ability to handle a variety of issues and responsibilities with attention to detail and minimal supervision.
•Ability to exercise good judgement and make decisions in accordance with board policies and established administrative guidelines. 
•Maintain regular, predictable attendance. 
•Maintain strict confidentiality. 
•Ability to use district technology, and work to maintain proficiency, as required skill sets change with technology and/or the needs of the district.

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