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Position: Payroll Specialist (Full-time)

Location: Dougherty County Campus

Albany Technical College seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated individual to fill the position of Payroll Specialist.  Under minimal supervision, he/she reviews payroll data for accuracy and enters payroll transactions/data into the accounting system. He/she will be responsible for analyzing periodic reports and reconciles content with other records such as:  health insurance, retirement benefits, or related reports.  Processes payroll voids and hand drawn/adjustment requests.  Processes and administers third party requests involving employee pay, such as garnishments, levies, bankruptcies and child support wage assignments. Completes routine payroll-related forms, for example, unemployment certifications, W-2s, W-4s, or stop payment requests.  The Payroll Specialist will maintain all Payroll records and acts as a liaison between the payroll section and other government agencies, consultants, and other outside businesses in resolving problems.  He/she will maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences and by reading professional literature in the related technical field.  The incumbent must possess a strong background in Excel and be proficient in the use of computer technology.

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate should have an Associate Degree and three (3) years of payroll or related accounting experience

NOTE:  Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications: The candidate MUST have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year College or University in Business Administration, Accounting or a related field *AND* have  three (3) years of experience in a payroll setting which included completion of payroll cycle duties,   Extensive (preferably PeopleSoft Accounting Systems) payroll  experience in a comprehensive or large scale setting.

Physical Demands: Work is typically performed in an office l environment with intermittent sitting or walking in various settings. Must frequently lift and carry lightweight objects. Full range of hand and finger motion may be required for data entry purposes.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is commensurate with education and work experience. Work schedule may include day or evening.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.

Application Deadline:  The position will remain open until filled. All applications packets MUST be completed via the Online Job Center at . As a part of the application process, interested candidates will be required to upload other documents including a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts (see job center listing for more details). This posting will be removed from the Online Job Center once the position has been filled. For more information regarding this position or application instructions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 229-430-6597.  All positions require a pre-employment criminal background investigation, education, and employer/professional reference checks. Some positions may additionally require a motor vehicle record search, credit history check, fingerprinting, and/or drug screen.  All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Copies of all transcripts should be submitted at the time of application. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Albany Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law.

Note: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant.


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Dorene Aquino

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