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1/3/2018 - Account Maintenance/Payroll Backup Clerk

Account Maintenance/Payroll Backup Clerk

Paygrade 30

$35,871.57 - $42,709.27

Accepts and processes payments from the public for tax bills, water bills and special assessments.  Verifies cash, checks and receipts.  Balances cash drawer daily to computerized totals and prepares daily deposits.  Answers frequent telephone requests for detailed information regarding tax and water billing/procedures, interest charges, tax sales, etc.  Researchers and prepares certified municipal lien requests.  Enters and manipulates data using computer workstations.  Maintains/creates office records.  Performs related work as required.  Depending on the nature of the assignment, the work may be done under close or general supervision and may be checked by a supervisor.  Serves as a backup to the Payroll Clerk, performing a variety of technical, clerical duties involved in processing of the City’s payroll, to include wage assignment, reconciling payroll against submitted department time sheets and calculating and remitting all applicable withholding liabilities.  Work could include preparing quarterly and annual federal and state payroll reporting returns and researching all applicable federal, state, and local tax laws.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency; two years customer service and cash handling experience in a challenging environment, and a familiarity with principles, practices and techniques of processing payroll is required.

To apply, please submit application to hr@cityofeastprov.com or mail to the City of East Providence Human Resources Department, Room 201, 145 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI, 02914, no later than Friday, January 19, 2018, by 4:00 PM. 

The City of East Providence does not discriminate on the basis or race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability.