Payroll Accounting Technician

Marin County

Payroll Accounting Technician
Department of Finance
Marin County, San Rafael, CA
$5,372 - $6,479 / Month

The Marin County Department of Finance is recruiting for the position of Payroll Accounting Technician. The Payroll Accounting Technician performs a range of both standard and complex tasks related to processing payroll for the County and a variety of Special Districts. Duties include maintaining employee withholding and deduction data and processing associated payroll transactions, interpreting, and applying County policies and government payroll regulations and assisting in the analysis and evaluation of payroll problems. In addition, the Payroll Accounting Technician answers routine questions regarding payroll deductions and counsels employees on family leave, workers’ compensation, sick pay, catastrophic leave, and direct pay of insurance premiums.

This position requires attention to detail to ensure payroll is processed accurately, and according to County policies, collective bargaining agreements and applicable laws, while consistently meeting deadlines.

The Highly Qualified Candidate has experience processing high volume payroll in a unionized environment or for a government entity. They have worked with an enterprise system to process payroll in-house, possess working knowledge of FLSA, recent W4 changes, and the intricacies of working across multiple bargaining units and have the ability to troubleshoot payroll issues. The ideal candidate is an effective team player who is able to multi-task while remaining calm under pressure in a fast-paced working environment where exceptional customer service, tact and diplomacy are required. The ideal candidate must have a strong work ethic and the ability to prioritize work and remain organized.

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How to apply:  Apply online at: Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form.

Filing Deadline: Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 at 4:00pm. For questions about this recruitment or the application process, contact the Marin County HR Dept. Staffing Division by email at or by phone at (415) 473-2126. EEO/TTY