PAYROLL SPECIALIST (#Payroll Specialist)

Jemez Mountain School District 53 ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3812877
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 19, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Payroll Specialist


Full Time : 235 Work Days




  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Business, Human Resources
  • Knowledge of School Districts Payroll System
  • Knowledge of state and federal payroll laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet software
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good math and numerical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving




  • Collecting and verifying timesheets and leave requests to complete all payrolls timely
  • Preparing and administering checks or making direct deposits through a bank payment system
  • Issue statements and invoices and maintains records
  • Update paper and electronic payroll records by entering adjustments on pay rates, employee status changes etc.
  • Answering employees' questions and concerns regarding payroll
  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payroll
  • Processing and issuing W-2 forms to employees
  • Calculating payroll liabilities by determining employee taxes, including federal and state income and social security tax and calculating employer's payments for social security, unemployment and worker's compensation
  • Calculation liabilities for Educational Retirement, Retiree Health and IRS 941 monthly and quarterly reports
  • Prepare Teacherage leases and oversee the day to day accounting matters which include record keeping of all rents and utilities
  • Trains School Secretaries and Principals on timesheets and leave request
  • Performs other tasks as noted in the District's Internal Controls Handbook
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Open Until Filled

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Accounting/Bookkeeping
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Patricia Cordova
    • PO Box 230 Hwy 96
    • Gallina, New Mexico 87017

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