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Payroll Specialist II (Central Office)

at Lewiston Public Schools

Posted: 8/28/2019
Job Reference #: 883580

Job Description

Payroll Specialist II (Central Office)

Location:Lewiston, ME

Must have experience working with Munis software

$16.49 - $20.21/hour


Works with minimal supervision; prepares documents and accurately processes all weekly and bi-weekly payrolls for Lewiston School Department. Works closely with school and district administration, human resources, employees, and third-parties to ensure compliance with internal controls, labor and tax laws, and all grant-related regulations. Salary Range:  $16.49 to $20.21 per hour.



Other duties may be assigned: 

  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Assists with calendar year end processing
  • Experience with ERP payroll systems
  • Understands labor laws as it applies to regular time, overtime, and comp time calculations
  • Has an understanding of federal and state labor laws and internal controls
  • Processes employee benefit elections
  • Enters and prepares daily attendance
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel knowledge base required
  • Workers compensation knowledge and experience required
  • Reviews and reconciles monthly benefit invoices
  • Works directly with Payroll Supervisor and Human Resource Director
  • Has strong customer service skills
  • Document retention knowledge and experience in accordance with law
  • Liaison between Lewiston Public Schools and vendors
  • Supports the Human Resource Dept. on-boarding process of new hires
  • Supports the annual financial audit process a needed
  • Works cooperatively as a team member within the Business Office and the District Office
  • Has working knowledge of Munis Financial System
  • Maine State Retirement knowledge
  • 403 b knowledge 




QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Business.  Will consider experience in lieu of education

To apply:


  • Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Proof of being finger printed
  • 3 Letters of Reference