The City of Waterville is accepting applications to fill the position of Payroll and Accounts Payable Specialist in the Finance Department. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position.
Primary responsibilities include processing payroll and accounts payables for the City and Library. Possession of an Associate Degree and/or experience in accounting procedures with at least three years of prior office experience in an accounting or financial record keeping setting required. Familiarity with financial software and a thorough knowledge of computer use is desired. Attention to detail is crucial in this position. Any equivalent of training and experience that provides the requirements of the position may be considered at the discretion of the City. This is a highly responsible and confidential fiscal administrative position providing support duties to both the City Accountant and the Finance Director and other city departments for the accurate and complete processing of all payroll, tax withholdings and account payable transactions including quarterly reporting to both Federal and State Agencies, and reconciliation of payroll accounts. Work involves responsible, diverse administrative, clerical, and financial activities including contact and effective coordination with all city departments and outside vendors. The position requires a high level of independent judgement, initiative, and discretion based upon the knowledge of operating policies and procedures in coordinating the fiscal, personnel and administrative activities associated with the various demanding and complex union contracts, individual departments payroll procedures, and the city personnel policy regarding benefits. A position description is available from the Human Resources office. Interested applicants are requested to submit a letter of interest and current resume to the office of Human Resources, 1 Common St, Waterville, ME 04901. You can also apply by sending your cover letter and resume to