FINANCIAL OFFICER (PAYROLL)

Lowell Public Schools ( learn more )

Lowell, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3424635
  • Application Deadline: January 22, 2021
  • Posted : January 7, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This position directly serves to enhance employee relations through the school organization. The position will be primarily dedicated to delivering extraordinary service to the individual and serve as a liaison between the Finance Office and the City Auditor’s office to streamline payroll function. The position will work closely with Human Resources and manage position control.

-Manage the day-to-day payroll functions, supervise payroll functions, and complete service workers’ payroll.
-Manage the intake and processing of retirement actions.
-Manage position control with the approved budget
-Optimize systems and processes
-Works with a variety of stakeholders to assist with all finance functions
-Acts as a liaison to schools and departments by offering consultation and support on best practices, regulations, policies, and processes.
-Perform other responsibilities or program requirements as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations and the Chief Operating Officer.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 65,000 to $ 75,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Administrator > Business/Finance
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lowell Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • 1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but significant work experience in payroll and auditing functions will also be valued.
      2. High-motivated and requiring of little supervision to achieve quality work;
      3. Knowledge of fiscal best practices and legal/compliance requirements.
      4. Superior customer service skills.
      5. Highly organized and detail-oriented; ability to manage multiple projects
      and assignments.
      6. Working knowledge of various local and state human resource mandates
      7. Excellent organizational, interpersonal skills, and communication skills
      8. An understanding of current educational best practices in an urban setting
      9. Strong MUNIS and payroll experience in a similar size district or municipality preferred

      REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations
      EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: As soon as possible after posting closes
      TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Non Affiliated, 12-month position
      SALARY: up to $75,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)
      WORK YEAR: 260 days (3 weeks paid vacation and holidays)
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Billie Jo Turner , Assistant Superintendent
    • 155 Merrimack Street
    • 4th floor
    • lowell, Massachusetts 01852

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