Monday , January 30 2023

Connecticut State Employment – Payroll Officer 2

Website State of Connecticut

Job Description:

In a state agency, facility or institution this class is accountable for supervising a moderate to large size payroll operation or assisting in the supervision of a very large payroll operation.


Job Responsibilities:

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff for the payroll of approximately 1,680 DSS employees spanning across 12 field offices and the central office; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; reinforce accurate data submission and track common errors through report generation and recommend opportunities for improvement; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops and makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; responsible for accuracy of payroll computations; responsible for closely supervising more complex portions of a payroll such as retroactive payments or garnishments; supervises payroll record keeping, coding and reconciliations; answers employees questions about payroll related matters; supervises control and distribution of paychecks; interprets and applies complex or ambiguous payroll policies and procedures including provisions of collective bargaining; assists in budget by preparing payroll expenditure data; may provide information and process paperwork relating to employee fringe benefits; may be responsible for calculation of cost recovery for fringe benefits for federal or other funds; performs related duties as required. Plays an integral role in coordinating payroll processes and facets of the Self-Service Time and Attendance module. Performs related duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Preparing reports through Core-CT Payroll, People Soft Financial Systems, and/or STARS
  • Verifying checks issued by the Office of State Comptroller with agency records
  • Providing verbal and written communication to diverse populations and skill levels
  • Multitasking while effectively managing a high volume of work while staying organized
  • College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years.
  • Supervising the work of others
  • With employee benefits; medical, dental, group life changes for moderate or large company/agency
  • Calculating and processing retroactive payments
  • Seven (7) years of experience in complex clerical work in accounting or payroll.
  • Two (2) years of the General Experience must have included responsibility for the supervision of a payroll operation at the level of Payroll Officer 1.
  • Using Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Job Details:

Company: State of Connecticut

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Hartford, CT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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