The town of Longmeadow, Mass. is seeking qualified applicants for the FT, 40 hours per week position of Human Resource Payroll Specialist to provide responsible front lobby administrative support and back office administrative support through the processing of payroll, leave accruals, classification administration and budget support within the Human Resources Department. Front lobby work includes customer service; performing data entry; creating, maintaining and updating records; developing and maintaining spreadsheets to monitor department related information; audits; website maintenance; employment verifications; departmental correspondence; and providing a variety of administrative functions. Back office work includes generating required documents and reports for department(s) and public use; calculation, data entry and balancing of payroll; calculating and tracking leave accruals; and auditing and account reconciliation.

Successful candidate must have good interpersonal skills, along with attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and work as part of a team.

A candidate for this position should have an associate’s degree, with training in payroll and benefits administration; proficiency in the use of computers, including Microsoft and Google Suites, with advanced Excel skills. Munis and internet maintenance experience preferred and three to five years of payroll, benefits management and two years of related office experience or equivalent education and experience, preferably in a municipal environment. Understanding and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements’ as it pertains to pay, benefits and projections.

Salary range is $19.67-$24.01 per hour, DOE/DOQ. Excellent benefits and municipal pension system. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, 735 Longmeadow St., Longmeadow, MA 01106 or to hrdept@longmeadow.org. Posting open until filled.

The town of Longmeadow is an AA/EOE employer.

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