La Vernia ISDPayroll Clerk

La Vernia ISD

Payroll Clerk (322)

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Job Details

TitlePayroll Clerk
Posting ID322

Primary Purpose:

Compile and prepare regular district payroll, including related reports and deposits. Work under moderate supervision to ensure accurate and timely preparation of payroll records according to prescribed procedures and regulations.



High school diploma or GED


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of basic payroll accounting procedures

Ability to maintain accurate and auditable records

Ability to use software to create spreadsheets, databases, and do word processing

Proficiency in keyboarding and file maintenance

Ability to work with numbers in accurate and rapid manner to meet established deadlines

Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills



3 years payroll accounting experience

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Payroll Accounting

  1. Prepare accurate district payroll for distribution to employees following established procedures.
  2. Receive and audit time sheets for all district employees. Calculate employee wages, salaries, hours worked, overtime pay, and determine withholdings, deductions, and net pay.
  3. Balance payroll earnings and deductions; initiate related transfers of funds and deposits.
  4. Maintain district payroll registers, employee payroll information, and other original documentation in an orderly and accurate manner in accordance with state, federal, and district requirements.
  5. Process and resolve direct deposit and other banking interactions.


Data Entry

  1. Prepare and post all payroll changes including payroll deductions, salary changes, termination, and new employee information.






Records and Reports

  1. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required including maintaining payroll and related files such as payroll records, absent-from-duty reports, and service records.
  2. Prepare and submit payroll reports and forms including those required by Internal Revenue Service, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Retirement System, Federal Insurance Contributors’ Act (FICA), Medicare, Texas New Hire Reporting, and Workers’ Compensation Commission.



  1. Work cooperatively with human resource department, principals, department heads, campus and department secretaries, and employees to ensure accuracy of information reported. Resolve payroll problems and inquiries.
  2. Respond to requests from financial institutions regarding verification of employment.
  3. Maintain confidentiality of information.
  4. All other duties as assigned by Chief Financial Officer.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals

Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

Environment: May work prolonged or irregular hours

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions to meet established deadlines; maintain emotional control under stress

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationCentral Office

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/12/2018
End Date02/07/2018