Swinomsih Indian Tribe

La Conner , WA
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Payroll Specialist

Swinomsih Indian Tribe
La Conner, WA Full-time
Posted on July 4, 2018

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is recruiting for a full time Payroll Specialist 40 hours a week.

The Payroll Specialist primary duties are to include the maintenance, processing and record keeping of payroll for over 350 employees. Secondary duties include task to assist the tribe with the strengthening of Internal controls within the Accounting Department.

Primary Duties: Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system, which includes setting up employees timesheets according to personnel records and reviewing timesheets to ensure accuracy of approved timesheets. Assist directors and employees with inquires related to the electronic timesheet system. Review timesheets ensuring that time records are accurate and that any inconsistencies or errors are resolved prior to processing. Process payroll reports for accuracy before payroll transactions are finalized.

Secondary Duties: prepare and import cash receipts journals into the tribes accounting system. Prepare, distribute and reconcile monthly billings to inter-governmental and intra governmental agencies. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent required. 3 or more years' experience working in payroll, or similar role. Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs, especially Excel. Proficient with 10 key. Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system. Strong understanding if the payroll process and payroll taxes. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure. Team- player with excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple task and meet all datelines. Excellent problem solving / judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion. The perfect candidate must be successful on passing a criminal background check, and drug test.

Salary Depends On Experience.


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