VACANCY – Human Resources Specialist – CLOSED

Hertford County is seeking to fill the following full-time position in governmental operations
Essential Functions/Typical Tasks:
Inputs all personnel changes in the system such as new hires, terminations, pay adjustments, etc.
Enter and update statistical, financial, and employee data including direct deposit, tax withholdings and wage garnishments.
Assists the Finance Department in audits as it relates to personnel.
Maintains and reconciles all payroll general ledger accounts.
Prepares and reviews all monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and forms, including but not limited to Employment Security Commission, North Carolina Retirement System, 941, W2s, etc.
Calculates and reconciles amounts due to respective vendors and distributes payment.
Assists in tracking employee absences (Worker’s Compensation, Family and Medical Leave, etc), leave balances, and alerts Director of HR/Risk Management of any discrepancies.
Assists Department Head in risk management duties including but not limited to claims reporting, processing, and responding to involved parties.
Serves as back-up to the Director of HR/Risk Management.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or a related area and 3-5 years of payroll and/or accounting experience, preferably in a governmental setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements:
This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects, work requires fingering, grasping and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to inside environmental conditions.
Minimum Annual Salary:
Application Deadline:
August 17th, 2017 by 5:00 pm COB
Application Process:
To be considered for this position, you must complete a Hertford County Application for Employment, in its entirety.  Your application must be signed, and received by our office by 5:00 pm on the closing date.  Cover letters, resumes, transcripts, and other supplemental documentation may accompany your Hertford County Application for Employment.  Selected candidates are subject to a criminal background check and motor vehicle record check.
Submit applications by mail, email, facsimile, or in person to:
Hertford County
Attn: Leah Craddock, HR/Risk Manager
115 Justice Drive, Suite 1
Winton, NC 27986
Fax: (252) 358-0198 (include cover letter)   
Hertford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ AA.
Posted in Employment Opportunities, Public Notices.