ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN IV-1207
Date: October 2009
Department/Division: Finance & Administrative Services
Reports to: Managerial Accountant
PURPOSE OF POSITION
Under general direction of the Managerial Accountant, performs a wide variety of complex tasks associated
with employee records and processing the City’s bi-weekly payroll. This position requires a high degree of
confidentiality as it deals with all aspects of employees’ payroll records, including rates of pay, deductions,
garnishments, and direct deposit.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all
inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
Reviews and updates payroll records for accuracy and completeness. Verifies information against
labor contracts and employee manuals for compliance.
Maintains deduction changes and records of taxes, health insurance, LTD, deferred comp, bonds, wage
assignments, child support, garnishments, dues, etc.
Processes payroll by verifying hours, overtime, deductions, taxes; figure lump sum payments; separate
and distributes checks to departments.
Processes payroll accounts payable for payment of all items deducted from checks.
Posts accounts payable and receivable, verifies and balances journal and ledger entries.
Reconciles, reviews, verifies, and corrects entries, codes and documents to ensure accuracy.
Reviews, generates and verifies check reports.
Compiles data, prepares and generates a variety of periodic reports and statements.
Assists employees and members of the public with questions regarding payroll transactions.
Scans and files all employee records for visual image retrieval.
Completes verification of employment and salary forms.
Completes IPERS refund forms for terminating employees. Determines the source of the refund.
Assists with year-end tas