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Employment Type:
Part time
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Payroll Supervisor
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City of Richmond, CA | Richmond, CA
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Job Description

The Position

The Payroll Supervisor oversees complex accounting clerical work in the preparation, maintenance, and distribution of the City payroll. This consists of implementing and monitoring payroll processes and procedures; supervising, evaluating and training subordinate staff; serving as the functional lead in the City's computerized payroll system; and performing related work as assigned.

The City of Richmond payroll is an in-house, bi-monthly payroll. There are approximately 850 full-time and part-time employees each payroll period, including public safety (police and fire). The payroll also includes a monthly payroll for City pensioners. This is a fast-paced and high demanding position. The City of Richmond is currently using the MUNIS a Tyler technologies financial system for payroll processing.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Experience: Requires a B.A. degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, or a closely related field and five (5) years of responsible payroll experience, of which at least two (2) years were in the public sector. In addition, at least two (2) years of the required experience must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity. A certificate as a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is required at the time of appointment or within one year.

Knowledge of: Principles and practices of municipal payroll preparation, audit and distribution, accounting records management, and business data processing, particularly related to processing payroll information; local, state and federal rules and regulations governing payroll processing; and basic supervisory principles and practices.

Skill in:

Organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of assigned staff; training staff in work procedures; interpreting, explaining and applying a variety of laws and regulations governing payroll administration; developing forms, records, systems and procedures for achieving internal control of payroll operating; reviewing, analyzing, and verifying the accuracy of financial data and information and ensuring appropriate authorization as required; preparing clear, concise and complete payroll reports and other written correspondence; performing accurate arithmetic calculations and making accurate financial reconciliations; and recommending improved payroll processing and reporting methods and procedures.

Ability to: Organize, assign, direct and review the work of assigned staff; train staff in work procedures; exercise independent judgment within established guidelines; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Supplemental Information


TO APPLY: Each applicant must apply ONLINE and submit a City of Richmond Employment Application and responses to the Supplemental Questions by the final filing date and time. Failure to submit a completed Employment Application will disqualify the candidate from further consideration. APPLICANTS QUALIFYING FOR POSITIONS ON THE BASIS OF COLLEGE DEGREES AND/OR COURSES NEED TO INCLUDE DOCUMENTATION OF STATED EDUCATION.

Please fill out the Employment Application completely (including places of employment with complete addresses; i.e., number and street name, city and state, names of supervisors with telephone numbers, etc.). INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO REJECTION.

APPLY ONLINE ONLY: http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us

APPLICATION APPRAISAL: The examination process for this position will consist of an application appraisal. All completed employment application packages will be evaluated and scored based on job-related qualifications criteria. An Employment List will be established, and your placement on this list will be determined solely by information provided on the Employment Application and responses to the Supplemental Questions. Having all of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee placement on the Employment List. (WEIGHTED 100%)


A ranking of "A" (Best Qualified), "B" (Well Qualified), or "C" (Qualified) is required to achieve a position on the Employment List. This Employment List will be in effect for a maximum of two (2) years; however, the list may be canceled, without notice, after six (6) months.

IMMIGRATION REFORM CONTROL ACT: In compliance with the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by the City of Richmond will be required to show documentation of eligibility to work in the United State as a condition of employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The City's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.


WEBSITE: www.ci.richmond.ca.us

ANALYST: J. Collins


Note: Supplemental Questions can be found on the "Supplemental Questions" tab.