Posting is for current City of Detroit Employees ONLY.
Posting will close on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 5pm.
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is seeking to fill multiple Accounting Technician IV (Payroll Technician) positions within the Payroll Division of the Office of the Controller. The Accounting Technician IV (Payroll Technician) is an advanced level paraprofessional that requires nominal direction and supervision.
Accounting Technicians IV (Payroll Technicians) perform a wide variety of recording keeping and payroll process activities, including inspecting automated system outputs such as registers and standard reports, determining and correcting out-of-balance conditions, gathering payroll data, researching and preparing special reports, auditing and reconciling payroll records, maintaining and validating garnishment payments. Accounting Technicians IV (Payroll Technicians) may also be required to train end users on the payroll system as well as other Accounting Technicians (Payroll Technicians).
The Accounting Technician IV (Payroll Technician) performs a full range of payroll and payroll processing functions including but not limited to:
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High School graduation or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. It is preferred that the high school coursework include some basic business or business related classes, such as basic computer skills, software packages, bookkeeping, or other business related coursework. Some positions may require an Associate’s Degree or 50 college credit hours in accounting, management, finance, or related field.
Three (3) years of experience involving payroll operations or functions associated with maintaining ledger accounts, reconciling and executing adjustments, and preparing financial statements. Accounting Technician IV (Payroll Technician) must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions.
License / Certificates
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Applicants may be required to illustrate proficiency in the use of software packages such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel. Applicants may be required to take written tests or work simulations to illustrate proficiency in other skill sets as may be determined based on the duties and responsibilities to be performed. These written tests might include mathematical skills and writing skills, including grammar and reading comprehension.
Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and credit checks.
Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire.
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