Watertown Public Schools is seeking an experienced Payroll Manager. The successful candidate will be sharp, professional, have strong time management skills, a strong work ethic, be able to maintain confidentiality, and have strong interpersonal skills.

Please see our as on SchoolSpring.com for additional details regarding position responsibilities

Requirements: Associate’s degree (preferably in business, management, accounting, or related) desired but not required. Minimum of one year of experience in managing a moderately complex Payroll process. Familiarity with retirement plans, deductions, and experience with employment contracts desired but will train. Minimum of introductory level budget, finance, accounting or bookkeeping experience. Municipal or school experience in finance and/or payroll desired however private sector experience equally qualifies. Or any combination of skills, knowledge and experience that the Superintendent and Director deem suitable.

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products, ability to quickly obtain proficiency with software applications, excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge of standard office procedures and practices, ability to recognize and resolve problems with minimal administrative intervention, accuracy and attention to detail, strong analytical, conceptual and reconciliation skills, ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Salary: $60k – $70k. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. We anticipate conducting initial interviews the week of Aug. 8 and will extend until the position is filled. Apply to our ad on SchoolSpring.com or email updated resume, cover letter relevant to this position, and names and contact information for three professional references (relative to past five years of employment if possible). Current employers will not be contacted unless candidate is a finalist for position. If emailing send to: Heidi Perkins, Director of Finance & Operations at heidi.perkins@watertown.k12.ma.us.