Personnel and Accounting Specialist Monthly salary range: $6,200 to $8,091 The district offers a generous benefit package. Application deadline: Monday, June 17, 2019
The West Bay Sanitary District is seeking a talented individual to fill the role of their Personnel & Accounting Specialist. This position will perform technical work in the areas of benefits administration, payroll processing, worker’s compensation, personnel file management, general accounting activities, and other related functions. As a key member of the administrative team, the incumbent will work closely with other employees and provide services to District customers.
About West Bay Sanitary District West Bay Sanitary District provides wastewater collection and conveyance services to the City of Menlo Park, Atherton, and Portola Valley, and areas of East Palo Alto, Woodside and unincorporated San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The District is governed by an elected five-member Board of Directors.
The West Bay Sanitary District is dedicated to protecting the public health and the environment by providing cost effective sanitary sewer service. We are committed to providing our customers with wastewater disposal services utilizing the highest technical, environmental, and safety standards available; to providing the very best customer service; to ensuring the fiscal viability of our District by applying sound business principles and to ensuring the optimum operation of our infrastructure by employing professional maintenance and replacement practices.
Working as a Personnel & Accounting Specialist The Personnel & Accounting Specialist will report to the Office & Communications Manager, and is responsible for benefits administration, payroll processing, worker’s compensation, personnel file management, recruitment and onboarding activities, CalPERS liaison, general accounting activities, phones, reception, and other related functions.
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, traits, and competencies:
Knowledge of Human Resources laws, regulations and practices including basic human resources functions, principles and procedures for employee benefits administration, personnel records management and payroll within a public sector agency
Knowledge of concepts of financial accounting for budgeting, coding expenditures, and reading financial statements
Knowledge of office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and proficiency using applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
Proper business correspondence format and etiquette; methods and techniques of proper phone etiquette and customer service
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills through written correspondence and reports, as well as oral presentations
Ability to work and collaborate effectively with numerous stakeholders
A team player who can also work independently
Exceptional attention to detail
The most qualified candidates will have both human resources and accounting experience