city of Montebello- Intermediate Payroll Technician

4/24/2024 10:20:35 AM 450


$50,112.24 - $65,876.16 Annually


Montebello, CA

Job Type

Full-Time Permanent

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Closing Date

5/8/2024 at 4:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

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 Knowledge of:

  1. Fiscal practices and procedures including payroll.
  2. Financial record keeping.
  3. District bargaining unit agreements as they relate to compensation and leave benefits.
  4. Applicable provisions of the California Education Code.
  5. Federal and State tax laws and District payroll rules and regulations.
  6. School district organization, operations and objectives.
  7. Technical aspects of payroll transactions.
  8. Computer software applications including spreadsheets.
  9. Customer service and telephone etiquette.
  10. Moderately complex mathematics.
  11. Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Ability to:
  1. Make mathematic computations rapidly and accurately.
  2. Review work for accuracy and completeness.
  3. Search records, identify and correct difficult and complex payroll transactions and problems.
  4. Deal tactfully and effectively with employees in person or over the telephone.
  5. Explain policies and procedures to persons not possessing knowledge of payroll and personnel processes.
  6. Adapt to changing priorities and meet schedules and deadlines.
  7. Organize and maintain accurate records.
  8. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  9. Establish and maintain effective relationships with others.
  10. Train and direct other employees.
  11. Operate office equipment such as a computer terminal and keyboard; ten key calculator, multi-line telephone; copier and fax machine.
Education, Training, and Experience:

  • A high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalent, or higher graduation, and
  • Proof of two semester courses (or equivalent quarter courses) in accounting or payroll with a letter grade of “C” or higher and,
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible accounting, accounts payable, payroll, or bookkeeping experience, including experience with personal or microcomputer operation, utilizing spreadsheet and other financial software applications.

Lead work experience related to accounting, accounts payable, payroll, or book keeping is desirable.

Equivalency Provision: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field may substitute for one year of the required work experience as stated above. An additional year of accounting, accounts payable, payroll, or bookkeeping experience may substitute for lack of college coursework in accounting or payroll.