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Senior Accountant (Payroll)

at City of Milpitas

Pay: $89,305 to $117,545/year
Posted: 5/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

The City of Milpitas has an outstanding job opportunity to join a community of 389 professional employees as diverse as the city they support.  Milpitas employees are proud and know that their contributions make a difference to the community as well as to their own career. 

This Senior Accountant position is assigned to the Payroll Section of the Finance Department. This position has overall management responsibility of the Payroll Section and has decision-making authority related to the direction and operation of the Payroll Section.  This key position oversees the processing of payroll-related forms and applications; reviews edits, approves and processes the Citys payroll runs; and assures payroll activities comply with applicable State and Federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

Skill / Requirements

Experience and Education

Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting  or a closely related field AND Three years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting (payroll emphasis), including experience in governmental accounting and one year of supervisory experience.

Important Notes

To Apply

Submit application, supplemental questions, resume, and copies of required certificates, (if applicable) online at or to the Human Resources Department, City of Milpitas, 455 E. Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035, (408) 586-3090.

This position is open until filled and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply early.

A complete job description is available on the City of Milpitas website: (under Employment, Job Specs) or from Human Resources. The City of Milpitas is an equal opportunity employer.