AOPC - Payroll Accounting Supervisor (22-22)


March 29, 2022








Full-Time Hire



Starting Salary

$65,000 - $85,000


This is a supervisory position managing payroll and assisting with review of accounting work. The position requires both technical payroll and accounting expertise with an aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving.

Primary Duties

  • Provides direct supervision to two payroll staff.
  • Reviews day to day work of payroll staff.
  • Prepares/Reviews all tax filings (federal, state and local).
  • Review of accounting transactions, including account reconciliations.
  • Review and preparation of year-end financial statements and schedules.
  • Performs financial analysis as needed.
  • Oversees investment activities and provides support.
  • Assists with the review of Finance department policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for reviewing GASB/GAAP standards, grant regulations, and payroll tax laws. Develops implementation plan for changes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting.
  • Minimum of three years of progressive accounting/payroll experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards.
  • Broad-based knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong research, organizational, planning, administrative, and communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.

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