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Payroll Clerk - Accounting - Winnebago, NE


Posted: 7/4/2019
Job Reference #: 1800

Job Description

Ho-Chunk, Inc. is the award-winning economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.  Ho-Chunk, Inc. operates over 30 subsidiaries in a diverse range of industries including information technology, construction, federal government contracting, professional services, wholesale distribution, office products and technology, logistics, marketing, media and retail.



Assists the Payroll Manager in performing basic payroll functions along with a variety of routine and repetitive clerical duties. Must be able to work independently and according to policy and procedure.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works closely with the Payroll Manager and Accounting Department
  • Regularly perform duties independently and according to policy and procedure.
  • Assist with accurately processing payroll, tax filings and database administration.
  • Reviews payroll reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensures accounting practices are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Communicates clearly and directly with employees concerning payroll and administrative issues.
  • Monitors changes in tax laws and form in each of the states to ensure compliance in each state of operation.
  • Responds to employee inquiries and requests regarding payroll matters.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in regard to sensitive employee information.
  • All other job-related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor. 



  1. Human Resources Capacity.
  2. Financial Management.
  3. Technical Capacity.
  4. Communication Proficiency.
  5. Ethical Conduct.
  6. Time Management.


Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.



None required for this position.


Required Experience

  • Strong attention to detail, self-motivated and able to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Assist with the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of payroll processing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Solid understanding of economic and accounting principles and practices
  • Ability to prioritize workload, solve problems quickly and interact with others
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and other miscellaneous business software
  • Maintains a valid Driver’s License and be insurable under company insurance provider/program


Required Education

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or two (2) or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education or experience.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None required for this position.


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

None required for this position.


AAP/EEO Statement

Ho-Chunk, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Application Instructions

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