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Payroll Analyst

Company: City of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Processing of various payrolls (i.e. weekly, monthly & quarterly) Collect and review department timesheets for accuracy Input timesheet data into internal HRMS (PeopleSoft) Proof and reconcile data entered in HRMS Reconcile payroll report totals to the summary report Distribute payroll edit reports to departments Sort and distribute payroll checks to appropriate departments Distribute and collate payroll deduction reports with checks Review/analyze gross total of payrolls processed Review and assist retroactive pay calculations Perform functionality testing of tax updates with internal HRMS Maintenance of employee payroll information Set-up mandatory and elected general deductions Ensure changes and/or set-up of general deductions and wage garnishments have populated Set-up and update employee federal and state payroll taxes Worker's Compensation set-up Verify employee data update(s) (i.e. rate change, address change, cost center) Set-up employee banking information for direct deposit Responsible for collecting paysheets in a timely manner from various departments Verify newly hired employees' payroll deductions and payroll taxes have been set-up Liaison with MBTA Corporate Program Replace employee damage or loss t-pass Distribute monthly t-passes Update and order monthly t-passes for over 300 employees Assist in bank related transactions Place stop/void on checks Transfer fund(s) to appropriate account Replacement check processing for check(s) with stop placed on it Perform other related duties as required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Accounting background, preferably bachelor's degree in accounting, business, and/or registered as a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) a plus Candidate must have strong organizational skills Effective verbal and writing skills to communicate with departmental payroll officers and employees Interpret and comprehend written and verbal communications Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks Ability to collaborate and be supportive with co-workers and work as a team Proficient with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, and Outlook) A minimum of 3 years' experience with PeopleSoft HCM version 9.0 or above preferred Satisfactory work record displaying overall employment, job performance, and experience Position is considered essential, therefore available during declared emergencies when it affects the processing of payrolls The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires occasional lifting of minimum of 10 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment has fluorescent lighting and air conditioning. Noise level can be high as the office is active with phone calls and walk in employees. RATE: $56,452 - $66,919 annually APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 04/27/22. Position will remain open until filled. THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. PDN-95f67bbf-5646-40ff-a8ff-b226d86c5588

Keywords: City of Cambridge, Cambridge , Payroll Analyst, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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