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Position: Payroll & Accounting Analyst Business - Payroll Franklin 7.5 hrs/261 days Job #478, FTE 1.0  #4995
Employing District: Humboldt County Office of Education
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Salary: $26.30 - $38.85
Apply By: Open until filled
Contact Name: Jenny Bowen, Director of Personnel, 707-445-7039 or
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business management or related field or the equivalent in related additional experience and education beyond high school; demonstration of not less than four years of increasingly responsible experience in school business functions and operations or comparable experience in accounting or financial record keeping. Knowledge of: Payroll processing, accounting, and administration. Applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations. Applications of computers, software, and data processing to accounting and payroll. Accounting principles and procedures. STRS and PERS regulations. Payroll standards and policies. Bargaining agreements. Oral and written communication. Department operations and policies. Principles and practices of training and providing work direction. Applicable sections of the California Education Code and other federal and state laws, rules, and regulations related to accounting, credentialing, payroll, employee benefits, personnel, retirement, and taxation. Financial report preparation and statistical record-keeping techniques. Tax withholding, voluntary deductions, garnishments, and supplemental insurance. Operation of a computer and assigned software. Type and 10-key at an acceptable rate of speed. Ability to: Perform highly responsible and technical accounting, audit, and fiscal record management and reporting functions. Analyze financial data detect and correct errors. Make recommendations regarding improved procedures, including training programs and technologies. Audit the work prepared by other school personnel. Follow written and oral instructions. Perform complex projects independently and professionally. Meet schedules and timelines. Present complex technical information to individuals, small and large groups effectively and with desired learning results. Professionally represent the office to other schools, businesses and agencies as necessary. Adjust to changing work demands, including, but not limited to changes in procedures, technologies and fluctuations in workflow. Communicate effectively orally and in writing and one-on-one in large group settings. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships. Lead the work of assigned department personnel. Work with computerized accounting and data storage and retrieval systems. Communicate effectively with and offer technical assistance in fiscal areas to district and other management personnel. Additional Requirements: Individuals who serve as the Payroll and Accounting Analyst provide services in the office, as well as in various sites throughout the county, sometimes serving multiple sites in a single workday. Public speaking skills, group problem solving and leadership ability, the ability to communicate effectively in writing and the capacity to maintain personal demeanor during periods of peak workflow and perform efficiently within restricted time frames are critical factors for success in this position.
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  • Cover Letter Stating reasons for application and summarizing candidate's qualifications
  • Resume
  • 3-5 Current Letters of recommendation
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Humboldt County Office of Education
901 Myrtle Avenue
Eureka, CA 95501

Apply By: Open until filled