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Payroll Specialist Supervisor


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Pay Grade: L

Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the entire population as our work impacts past, present and future generations. 

The agency is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Payroll Specialist Supervisor  within the Fulton County Board of Health in the  Finance Division.  

Job Responsibilities

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Manages payroll operations and related transactions for a large unit, agency, government entities or programs. Administers and interprets policies and government regulations and advises management on law changes or proposed legislation affecting payroll processes.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and plans work for assigned staff
  • Analyzes payroll data or statistics and produces reports, financial trending data or projections, or advanced-level analysis
  • Assists in the development and revision of payroll policies and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Directs the work of staff in a centralized payroll unit
  • Ensures compliance with laws and regulations, and develops, modifies or regulates policies and procedures
  • Interprets organizational policy and government regulations related to payroll procedures
  • Maintains payroll records, and provides information based on regulations and confidentiality requirements
  • Manages payroll transactions and related transmittal, accounting, documentation, records, and technical service
  • Prepares and/or analyzes periodic reports and reconciles contents with agency records
  • Provides on-the-job training for assigned staff



Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a business related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of accounting or payroll related experience OR Associate's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Four years of payroll or accounting related experience OR Six years of payroll or accounting related experience AND One year of experience as a supervisor over payroll functions OR One year of experience required at the lower level Payroll Spec 3 (FIP042) or position equivalent.

Additional Information

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and  leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals.  A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to:

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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