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  • Manager
  • Renton

Payroll Manager

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Payroll Manager to provide effective management of all payroll functions required for timely payment of all employees, including mandatory and permissive benefits; ensuring compliance of federal and state reporting; liaising with the business office during auditing, developing and policies and best practices, and supervising assigned personnel.    

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education, and all staff are expected to demonstrate our Agency-wide competencies.

Minimum Qualifications 

(PSESD encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply)

  • BA or AA degree (HS Diploma/GED and significant progressively responsible job-related experience may substitute for BA/AA degree)

  • Experience with increasing levels of responsibility in specialized field of payroll management in a complex organization or other state governmental or municipal agency

  • Experience developing policies and best practices within a payroll environment

  • Experience liaising with executive management during audits

  • Experience overseeing the work of other staff

Preferred Qualifications 

(Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

  • Experience in WesPac/Qmlativ or other large mainframe accounting system

  • Beginning-to-End Payroll process experience

  • Experience with word processing and complex spreadsheets

  • Department of Retirement Systems knowledge and/or experience

  • Experience with payroll taxes, timesheets and/or vendor invoice reconciliation

Jobs are listed here for information only.  To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.  Please complete the Background Disclosure Statement and attach to Fast Track online application.

Position located in Renton, Washington.  Schedule:  Full-time, year-round.  Salary: $72,134-$94,647/year.  Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.   Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 24 days annual leave per year, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System, subsidized ORCA card, and the opportunity to work in a highly engaged, customer-centric environment.   

PSESD is committed to having diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

For best consideration, submit complete application by Monday, January 21, 2019.  First round interviews are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, January 29th.

For more information about this position, view the Job Description

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