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The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) Assistant State Payroll Manager is responsible for managing the operations of the State Payroll Systems section. This

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Directs the activities of a small-sized administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, hiring, terminating incumbents, assigning and reviewing work, training, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Processes bi-weekly statewide payrolls and provides technical assistance to all AASIS users, service bureau agencies, and other DFA offices. Oversees and runs off cycle payrolls and the processing of third party vendor payments. Assists in establishing internal policies and procedures for OPM Payroll while staying in compliance with state and federal policies and regulations. Assists agencies and the AASIS Support Center in analyzing and researching issues that deal with employees’ pay and vendor payments and finding a resolution. Writes and revises instructions for payroll processes. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management, including payroll administration. Knowledge of the state budgetary policies and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to payroll information recording, reporting, and auditing. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate policies and procedures for payroll administration. Ability to analyze management information systems and make recommendations to enhance operation of automated payroll systems. Ability to provide training and guidance to agency payroll officers, personnel managers, and staff regarding payroll operations and related matters. Ability to interpret and apply laws, rules, and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in general business, accounting, data processing, or a related area; plus three years of experience in management information systems or fiscal management, including one year of supervisory experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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