City & Borough of Juneau Sr. Payroll Technician (#18-1098) in Juneau, Alaska

SR. PAYROLL TECHNICIAN Do you have technical Payroll related experience in an automated timekeeping system? Do you work well independently and as part of a team? Do you have the ability to organize and prioritize work, in order to meet deadlines? If you have answered YES to these questions, then this career opportunity may be the perfect challenge for you! RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs advanced technical level work in order to pay employees in all departments correctly and on time. Provides guidance, problem resolution and instruction on citywide systems, policies and procedures. This includes independently correcting errors, processing special checks, and reconciling and resolving problems in order to complete payroll processing. In addition, this position is responsible to process biweekly payments of all deductions and withholdings including taxes and retirements and acts as the Payroll Manager in their absence. Typical responsibilities include the following: Completes the payroll process (start to finish) by initiating payroll during appropriate time including uploading payroll information from citywide timekeeping system Audits, analyzes and verifies information and resolves errors encompassing the full range of pay types and situations; identifies discrepancies and out-of-balance conditions and takes corrective action Reviews reports generated throughout the process to ensure accurate operation of system; recommends completion or stopping of payroll run. Performs payroll close processes for proper posting to the General Ledger. Prepares and sends direct deposit & positive pay files electronically to the bank by deadline. Generates the direct deposit report, final check registers, paper paychecks, and positive pay information. <