Montgomery City County Personnel

Payroll Manager (#CI0495)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to manage the Payroll Division within the City's Finance Department.  The Payroll Manager is responsible for administrative and supervisory work, including reviewing, monitoring, maintaining, and generating employee payroll; the Manager is responsible for the overall performance of the division and its employees. 

The essential functions are: oversees the preparation of active, pension, and disability retirement payrolls; oversees the withholding of taxes, benefits, and miscellaneous deductions from employee compensation; manages the Payroll Division of the City Finance Department; and supervises personnel of the Payroll Division.  The Payroll Manager must possess, and be able to apply, a considerable amount of technical knowledge including local, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures relating to employee pay, benefits, withholding taxes, and related payroll deductions. The Payroll Manager supervises employees who carry out various aspects of payroll administration.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Finance Director and/or Deputy Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resource Management, or a related field and one year of experience administering employee benefits and payroll programs to include experience preparing and administering payroll on an automated system and one year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


CLASS: CI0495; EST: ; REV: 9/1/2011;