Accounting Technician - Payroll
Company: Pasadena City College
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Accounting Technician - Payroll
Pasadena City College
Salary: $55,410.12 - $61,089.96 AnnuallyCFT-39
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 05072
Location: Pasadena, CA
Department: Business & Administrative Services
Closing: 11/24/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
Under general supervision, the position is responsible for
processing the District's payroll for classified, certificated, and
unclassified staff. The position is also responsible for entering
employee tax information into payroll systems, develops state and
federal tax documents, and provides general payroll information to
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Processes and issues employee paychecks and statements of earnings
Computes wages and deductions.
Reviews time sheets, work charts, wage computations, and other
information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies.
Compiles employee time, production, and payroll data from time
sheets and other records.
Processes paperwork for new employees and enter employee
information into the payroll system.
Verifies attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments to post
information onto designated records.
Records employee information, such as exemptions, transfers, and
resignations to maintain and update payroll records.
Records adjustments to pay related to previous errors or
Keeps track of paid time off (PTO) for employees.
Provides information to employees and managers on payroll matters,
tax issues, benefit plans, and collective bargaining agreement
Completes verifications of employment.
Compiles statistical reports, statements, and summaries related to
pay and benefits account.
Trains employees regarding the District's timekeeping system.
Reviews departmental documentation to ensure completeness.
Files departmental documents, records, reports, and related
Performs related duties as assigned.
A High School Diploma, the equivalent, or higher.
Two (2) years of experience processing payroll.
An Associate Degree, or higher, in Accounting, or a related field
such as Bookkeeping.
Three (3) years of experience processing payroll.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES - May be representative, but not
all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly
associated with this position.
Payroll principles and best practices
Financial record keeping
Basic mathematics and payroll calculations
Electronic time keeping systems
Collective bargaining agreement
State and federal regulations governing wages and taxes
LACOE Payroll systems
General office software and equipment
Apply knowledge of payroll principles and best practices to
processes District payroll and related functions.
Apply knowledge of financial record keeping to maintain payroll
Use knowledge of basic mathematics and financial calculations to
make payroll calculations and ensure the accuracy of employee
Use an electronic time keeping system and LACOE payroll system to
track hours worked, complete employment verifications, and process
Apply knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, state/federal
regulations and District policies to ensure that employee
compensation and personnel actions impacting compensation are in
compliance; address payroll discrepancies; ensure that use of paid
time off is compliant, and to provide information.
Ensure effective customer service during interactions with District
staff and appropriate stakeholders.
Use general office software and equipment to develop reports,
aggregate data, and communicate with District staff.
Ensure the accuracy of payroll information.
Make effective payroll calculations
Deal tactfully and effectively with employees in person or over the
Make mathematic computations rapidly and accurately.
Organize and maintain accurate records.
Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work to ensure that
deadlines are met.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with District staff,
students, and various stakeholders.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Pasadena City College (PCC) utilizes an online application process.
Hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes are not accepted. Job
postings will not be reopened due to failure to submit an
application before the closing date for any reason. You can apply
for a position from any computer with Internet access. Please keep
in mind the following:
If you do not follow the process or your application/resume is
incomplete, your information will not be processed.
If you need to update any submitted information, you will need to
reapply in full. When HR sees duplicate applications, we archive
the oldest and the most recent application and materials are
The selection advisory committee will review, evaluate, and
consider applications and supporting materials received by the
deadline. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular
position does not assure the applicant an interview.
While the acceptance of the application packet is done through
PCC's Applicant Tracking System (ATS), all hiring decisions are
made by a hiring committee.
Once applications are submitted, they are final. Please carefully
review your application and the documents which you are attaching
to make sure that they are free from errors and complete. If you
require assistance with your application, please refer to the
application guide or you may contact NeoEd Customer Support at
855-524-5627. Customer Support is available Monday - Friday, 6 a.m.
- 6 p.m. (PST).
All materials listed below may be required for your application
packet to be considered complete:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
After a review of applications received, the District may require
the completion and submission of supplemental documents prior to
the interview process.
Successful applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in
the United States.
Successful completion of background check including Live Scan and
Tuberculosis (TB) assessment/screening.
Pasadena Area Community College District will not sponsor any visa
Applicants must be available for interviews at Pasadena City
College at no cost to the District.
Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be
made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the
Office of Human Resources directly at (626) 585-7388.
The Pasadena Area Community College District does not discriminate
in the educational programs and activities operated by the District
or in employment procedures and practices of the District. The
Policies of Title IX as developed to date are available for
inspection during normal business hours at the District office at
1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.
Crime awareness and campus security information are available from
Campus Police. (Public Law 101-542).
The Pasadena Area Community College District is an equal
opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from
underrepresented minorities and the disabled.
An applicant, who attempts to contact individual Board members or
members of the screening committee with the intent of influencing
the decision of the committee or the Board, will be disqualified.
General inquiries regarding the position and/or District employment
should be directed to the Office of Human Resources.
PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Section 504 Employer
To apply, please visit
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