Accounting/Payroll Technician

$42,796 - $53,495 yearly
  • City of Pflugerville
  • Pflugerville, TX, USA
  • May 23, 2024
Full time Accounting

Job Description

The City of Pflugerville is seeking its next Accounting/Payroll Technician to join our team! The person we seek will believe in and exhibit the City's P.F.I.R.S.T. core values: Positive, Forward-thinking, Integrity, Resilience, Service, and Teamwork.

City of Pflugerville employees enjoy three (3) weeks of paid vacation along with 14 paid holidays a year and an attractive retirement plan where the City puts in 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you put into retirement!

As an Accounting/Payroll Technician for the City, you will be performing a variety of clerical accounting duties involving financial record keeping and transactions and maintaining the general ledger and related accounts. This position will be processing the biweekly payroll and providing assistance to the Finance Department and City staff.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare payroll and all related payroll reports including tax deposits, quarterly reports, and W-2's; balance and prepare
    payroll taxes for Federal and State quarterly and annual returns. Must be completed within the time constraints of City,
    State, and Federal guidelines.
  • Maintain payroll files in accordance with federal and state regulations to include accruals on leave balances. Respond to
    Open Records requests. Administer records retention procedures including tracking and the facilitation of destruction of
    documents according to the retention schedule.
  • Act as liaison between the Payroll function and City employees: address employee questions regarding payroll policies.
    and programs; provide employees with direction and information needed to accurately complete applicable payroll forms.
  • Research and identify necessary payroll adjustments; reconcile and correct reported W-2 wages and withholdings, as
    applicable. Reconcile general ledger accounts relating to payroll.
  • Prepare regular and special reports for payroll and employee related information as scheduled or requested.
  • Research, evaluate and report on historical payroll data, as requested by authorized employees, former employees, City
    management, or others.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:
Formal Education: Associate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
Relatable Work Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible office experience with at least 2 years of payroll experience.

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is define as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Benefits Overview:

  • 10 hours of vacation leave per month.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month.
  • Medical insurance and benefits provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
  • 50% employer dependent health benefits premium contribution.
  • Dental benefits are provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
  • 24 hours of paid personal holiday leave each fiscal year.
  • 10 wellness hours each fiscal year.
  • Retirement plan includes a 7% contribution of an employee's gross salary to the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a City contribution match of 2 to 1 (14%) at retirement.
  • Military leave.
  • Education reimbursement assistance.

To learn more about the benefits offered by the City of Pflugerville, please visit

If you are interested in making a difference in the community and wish to be a part of the Pflugerville team, go to under Employment Opportunities and apply today!