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Payroll Accounting Technician

Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff, NE

Job Description

Payroll Accounting Technician

Western Nebraska Community College is currently accepting applications for the position of Payroll Accounting Technician.

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Accounting, this position will process multiple payrolls monthly, initiate direct deposit & maintain employee-banking records, record payroll data in an automated system, collect and verify timekeeping information for non-exempt employees, prepare reports of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, garnishments and nontaxable wages determine payroll liabilities for employee federal and state income tax and FICA, research and resolve payroll questions and discrepancies, reconcile deductions with statements, serve as liaison with HR.

Equivalent to an associate's degree from an accredited college with major course work in accounting, business or a related field. Must have proven experience in payroll processing.

Position requires a fast pace, able to meet deadlines based on experience and judgement, able to plan and accomplish successful workflow. Capable of working independently. Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, superiors and staff.  Strong attention to detail, confidentiality, thoroughness, accuracy, general math skills and basic skills in Excel are necessary requirements.


Start Date:

Application Deadline:
Open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Application Procedure:
Email cover letter, current resume, academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to hrdirector@wncc.edu; or mail to Human Resources Office, Western Nebraska Community College, 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1815; or fax to 308.635.6161.


Job Details

Date Posted November 9, 2018
Date Closes January 8, 2019
Located In Scottsbluff, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 43-3051.00 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Zipcode 69361

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Communication
  • Data Entry
  • Payroll Fundamentals
  • Payroll Processing
  • HR / Payroll Software
  • Microsoft - Excel
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Tax Compliance
  • Microsoft Office Accounting
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • And More ...