July 12, 2013
An employee in this classification is responsible for accurately validating, auditing, processing and analyzing the Agency’s payroll. Uses independent judgment in the interpretation and application of payroll rules and procedures; performs a variety of accounting functions including maintenance and analysis of financial records and accounts. Essential functions: Prepares bi-weekly payroll, files required federal and state payroll reports and taxes; monitors, records, and reconciles Agency payroll transactions and accounts; prepares and analyzes financial transactions and processes entries and corrections; and develops, prepares and maintains computerized spreadsheets. Assists in the cash processing of fare box revenue; monitors computerized payroll system to ensure data integrity and reliability; confers with Information Systems personnel to resolve problems and develop solutions; assists with system conversions and upgrades; assists employees with payroll inquiries and recommends solutions. Performs other duties as assigned.
Wage Rate: $21.82 per hour, paid on a bi-weekly basis.
Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent and one year of vocational or college‑level accounting training. Must have a minimum of two years payroll experience and/or accounting experience using computerized accounting systems. Additional related experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Special Requirements: Must have the ability to maneuver objects weighing up to thirty pounds. This position may require non-traditional work hours.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of: computerized accounting systems and payroll procedures; basic accounting principles and procedures. Skill in: interpreting and using Agency policies and procedures; analyzing and interpreting union, state and federal laws and requirements. Preparing, analyzing, and reconciling general ledger account reconciliations and financial reports; developing and maintaining computerized spreadsheets; coordinating information and working with staff and employees; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
How to Apply:
Submit a completed Pierce Transit application form and a supplemental questionnaire clearly showing how you meet the minimum qualifications listed above by 4:00 p.m. on July 12, 2013. Applications and questionnaires may be obtained at www.piercetransit.org/careers, from the Pierce Transit receptionist at 3701 96th Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 or by calling 253.581.8080. Resumes will be accepted only if they are attached to a completed Pierce Transit application form. Application materials may be submitted via mail or email.
Applicants who, in the judgment of Human Resources, most closely match the requirements of the position may be invited to an oral review panel. Selection of applicants for referral to the panel will be determined by a review and evaluation of the information submitted in the application documents. It is the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail to permit the Agency to properly evaluate their qualifications and abilities as they relate to the position.
Please join us as we feature a new young Native artist at our August Art Walk. “Maikaru (Huu-ay-act, Nulchulnuth First Nations) graduated from the University of Washington in Visual Arts. He is a former foster child with interests in Equal Rights. He likes to create a dialogue to help people touch upon topics typically dismissed. He has received several Public Service Announcements scholarships. His preferred mediums are Silkscreen, Photography and Large scale Sculptures.”
Maikaru will be displaying and selling his art along with Chief Seattle Club member artists. We’ll have cultural sharing with Southern Express. Light refreshments will be served.
Hope to see you there!
Please join us at Seattle Center August 17th for the 4th annual festival “Indigenous Cultures Day”.