Business Office Assistant/Payroll Clerk...

Reports to: Business Manager

Primary Purpose - To include but not limited to: 

Under general supervision, perform bookkeeping and maintain district financial records. 
Work under close supervision and follow established procedures to maintain accounting records and process accounts payables according to standard accounting procedures. 
Compile and prepare regular district payroll, including related reports and deposits. Work under moderate supervision to ensure accurate and timely preparation of payroll records according to prescribed procedures and regulations. 
Provide support for daily human resources operations. Handle routine HR inquiries and provide responsive and knowledgeable assistance to employees. 
Coordinate the employee benefits program for the district. Maintain records and provide assistance to employees to ensure effective use of benefits. 


High school diploma or GED
Ability to obtain TASBO Certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices
Knowledge of basic accounting procedures
Ability to use personal computer and software to develop spreadsheets, databases and do word processing
Knowledge of budgeting, accounting systems, and payroll processing
Working knowledge of financial applications and accounting
Ability to use software to develop spreadsheets and perform data analysis Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Knowledge of basic payroll accounting procedures
Knowledge of local, state, and federal requirements relating to payroll issues and reports
Ability to maintain accurate and auditable records
Knowledge of administration of employee benefits programs and applicable laws
Ability to interpret and disseminate insurance and benefits information to individuals and groups
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and to small and large groups of employees
Proficient in keyboarding, 10-key numerical data entry, and file maintenance
Ability to communicate effectively  
Maintain confidentiality of information

Experience: Prior Experience in a business office. School Business office experience preferred.