Accounting Positions - Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District
Position: Accounting Positions
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Payroll Specialist
Job Location: Maplewood Richmond Heights School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District
Maplewood, MO 63143
Telephone: 314-644-4400 EXT 1704
Job Description:
Maplewood Richmond Heights School District
Roxanna Mechem – Acting Superintendent
7539 Manchester Road
Maplewood, MO 63143
(314)644-4400 Fax: (314)781-3160
Employment Opportunity for the 2020-21 School Year
Payroll Specialist
Primary Duties:
The Payroll Specialist accurately produces the District’s payroll on a semi-monthly basis and in accordance with state and federal laws and District policies and procedures.  Additionally, they will assist the Director of Technology & Business Services in the preparation of financial reports and presentations to the board of Education and committees and assist in the development and curation of processes and procedures for the Technology & Business Services Departments, and provide general administrative assistance to the Director, as needed.

Education, Experience & Qualifications: 
A minimum of two (2) years experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or payroll involving advance record keeping (directly related business school or college courses may be substituted for up to six (6) months experience); or any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist/Administrative Assistant Position.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, and external partners
  • Expert-level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
Any qualified person who would like to be considered as a candidate for this position
should apply online at:
                                        “Equal Opportunity Employer”
Maplewood Richmond Heights School District considers applicants for all positions
without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, veterans’
status, handicap or disability (with or without reasonable accommodation if requested)
which does not interfere with the performance of essential job functions, or any other
legally protected status. If you have a disability or handicap which may require
accommodation for you to participate in our application process (including filling out
forms, interviewing, or any other pre-employment procedure or requirement), please
make us aware of any accommodation necessary before attempting to complete such
procedure or requirement.
Posted: 4/5/2021
* District reserves the right to close any job posting when a suitable applicant has been

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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