Payroll Assistant

$23.40 – $25.20 per hour

The town of Norfolk is accepting resumes for the position of Payroll Assistant in the office of the Treasurer/Collector. This is a full-time 40 hours per week position.

The position provides responsible payroll accounting and bookkeeping functions to the Town Treasurer/Collector Department. Work includes assisting in the preparation and processing of town payroll, verifying the accuracy of information, researching and resolving discrepancies, and performing a variety of related duties for the department.

The position also includes assistance with administrative duties related to maintaining the cash position of the town, such as collection of taxes and receipts. The position requires frequent contact with the public and town departments.

All such duties require attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and handling confidential information. Candidates for this position must possess exceptional customer service, administrative, and clerical skills.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge in Harpers Payroll software, Customized Data Services software, and MUNIS software preferred.
  • Must be eligible to be bonded.

Experience in a state or municipal government finance function and familiarity with the statutes, regulations, and related software applications in municipal finance preferred.

The town of Norfolk offers a full suite of benefits and the opportunity to earn a pension through the Norfolk County Retirement System.

To apply, candidates must forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs@norfolk.ma.us. AA/EOE.