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Job Description:

  • 1) Compiles payroll data, and enters data or computes and posts wages, and reconciles errors, to maintain payroll records, using computer or calculator: Compiles payroll data, such as hours worked, sales or piecework, taxes, insurance, and union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.

  • 2) Prepares computer input forms, enters data into computer files, or computes wages and deductions, using calculator, and posts to payroll records.

  • 3) Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.

  • 4) Records changes affecting net wages, such as exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments for each employee to update master payroll records.

  • 5) Records data concerning transfer of employees between departments.

  • 6) May prorate expenses to be debited or credited to each department for cost accounting records.

  • 7) May prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions.

  • 8) May keep records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.

  • 9) May prepare and issue paychecks.




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DOT:   215.382-014

Job Number: 7316