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Accountant-Systems and Payroll Accountant-HR - City of Midland, TX (ID: 316731)

Title Accountant-Systems and Payroll Accountant-HR
Type Human Resources
Date Posted 2018-11-16
City / Organization City of Midland, TX
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Coordinates all payroll and compensation activities. Tests and maintains reliability, integrity and report ability of the application of software for the City's accounting system. Assists in monthly closings, yearly audits, and the preparation of the budget. Maintains and creates in-house reports using report writer languages.


Responsible for compiling and verifying data for Personnel side of Budget.


 Essential Job Duties:
  • Evaluates, initiates, coordinates, and tests program changes, program fixes, and procedures on the accounting system.
  • Tests interface of the accounting system and other systems (i.e., payroll, utility billing, etc.)
  • Instructs users regarding system changes or procedures that will affect their duties.
  • Tests new releases of accounting software.
  • Troubleshoots PC problems. Assists users with PCs. Coordinates software installation.
  • Create system reports using various reporting tools.
  • Assists in the monthly and annual closing process.
  • Assists in the annual audit and budget preparation.
  • Issues W-2's and 1099's and reports.
  • Serves as a member of various developmental teams.
  • Generate and verify all compensation reports.
  • Compile and verify payroll information for Personnel side of budget and related management functions.
  • Verify all data entry on payroll system to ensure that all employees are paid at their proper rate and all deductions are correct.
  • Produce reports for departments regarding payroll.
  • Balance Vendor's billing statements for voluntary deductions.
  • Generate and produce quarterly information for tax preparation.
  • Maintain and update the current Payroll Software.
  • Performs related duties as required.
 Physical and Environmental Conditions:

Ability to sit and move about an office or building.

 Required Qualifications:

Ability to effectively communicate with employees and management. Ability to read and understand manuals, financial data, and computer operations. Ability to effectively communicate with employees and management in order to provide and take information for employees in regard to payroll. Skill in spreadsheet preparation and use of word processing.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Information Systems required with two to four years professional systems/accounting experience (minimum of one year systems related experience or comparable experience with City of Midland software.)

Job Post Expiration Date   November 30, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .