Job Details

The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, November 22, 2019. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: SUPERVISOR OF PAYROLL-TAX COMPLIANCE, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Title
SUPERVISOR OF PAYROLL-TAX COMPLIANCE
Department/Division
Treasurer and Collector's Office
Apply Start Date
11/08/2019
Apply End Date
11/22/2019
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$23.17 - $30.88 hourly
Description

SUPERVISOR OF PAYROLL–TAX COMPLIANCE
OFFICE OF THE TREASURER & COLLECTOR
CITY OF WORCESTER

The City of Worcester seeks candidates for the position of Supervisor of Payroll-Tax Compliance. Under the general direction of the Assistant Treasurer, this position oversees the execution of key internal control procedures on a timely basis to ensure that City payrolls, withholdings and reporting are compliant. This position requires competence with regard to payroll law to assure the timely, valid, accurate issuance of payroll and withholdings in accordance with State and Federal law. The Supervisor of Payroll-Tax Compliance is also responsible for ensuring that all transactions are processed in accordance with the Treasurer and Collector’s policies and procedures and must be promptly and accurately recorded in the City’s books and records. This position oversees the work of one accounting/payroll staff.

The qualified applicant will have supervisory experience in taxation and payroll; competence in payroll taxation and laws; experience with robust, high transaction volume financial systems and ledgers; strong analytical and organizational skills, accuracy, and detail orientation; and strong collaborative and communication (written and verbal) skills. Additionally, the Supervisor of Payroll-Tax Compliance will have the ability to work independently, consistently, and reliably meet established deadlines; to perform under pressure and in a fast paced environment; to establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees; and to read and interpret laws, policies, regulations, and procedures.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation or related field;
  • Three years related supervisory experience, which includes payroll;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel) to analyze and reconcile financial data.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), or other accounting related certification
  • Master’s Degree in Taxation, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

SALARY RANGE: $23.17 - $30.88 hourly, fulltime

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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