The city of Melrose seeks an experienced Finance Manager to lead payroll operations in our Auditor’s department and provide guidance on payroll processes, schedule and software training to city and school Payroll Clerks. As the dedicated payroll resource, this role is crucial in ensuring the integrity of weekly payroll through auditing and analysis, guaranteeing consistent and timely payroll production in compliance with contracts and internal policies. Oversees maintenance of data in MUNIS to ensure integrity and efficiency.

This role requires a self-motivated professional who can manage multiple priorities, collaborate with various departments and ensure payroll and financial obligations are met. Ideal candidate will possess advanced knowledge of payroll processing, laws, and accounting, coupled with proven leadership and organizational skills. BA/BS in accounting or financial management with min. Three to five years’ leading payroll operations. Proficiency in payroll systems, MUNIS, general ledger, and accounts payable. Starting wage $35.45/hour with comprehensive benefits. The detailed job description is on employment page www.cityofmelrose.org. Please send resume and cover letter by Feb. 5 to mtravers@cityofmelrose.org. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. No residency requirement. EOE