Payroll Supervisor

City of Culver City

The City of Culver City is accepting online applications for Payroll Supervisor in the Finance Department.

Plans, organizes, supervises, coordinates, and troubleshoots the City’s payroll  processing functions.
Supervises the bi-weekly payroll processing in accordance with various Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)s, employment contracts and federal and state rules and regulations.
Oversees the recordkeeping and transfer of funds for payroll-related costs, pension benefit costs and deferred compensation and numerous other payroll deductions including donations to charities, bargaining unit dues, garnishments to various agencies, and insurance-related deductions.
Oversees the preparation of required state and federal reports, including reports for the Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)   and other governmental agencies, and confirms they are submitted timely.
Assists with the formulation of programs, policies and procedures to comply with local, state and federal regulations. Implements procedures to provide adequate guidance and documentation for assigned staff as well as the various departments and employees. Performs department outreach and training.
Assists with establishing and forecasting payroll-related costs for budgetary and planning purposes.
Provides input into labor contract proposals in regard to feasibility, efficiency, compliance, impact on and/or cost to the payroll system.   Assists in calculating estimates for forecasting labor negotiation packages. Reviews and implements the results of labor contract negotiations to assure all City contractual obligations are fairly applied and executed.  
Participates in the implementation, configuration, maintenance, testing and training of new or modified payroll and timekeeping systems. Performs system testing after upgrades and/or updates are applied.
Ensures the confidentiality of all City and employee documents not immediately subject to public disclosure.
Coordinates the annual financial audit and intermittent audits related to salary and benefits.
Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel. Works with employees to correct deficiencies and implements appropriate discipline procedures. Ensures excellent customer service is provided to city departments, citizens, the public and customers conducting business with the City. 

$99,159.22 - $121,035.41 Annually

Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the knowledge, skill and ability would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skill and ability would be:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, accounting, economics, or a related field.
Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in payroll related activities. Progressively responsible experience providing analysis and implementation of payroll and personnel activities. Experience managing a complex payroll system. Municipal payroll experience is desirable. 
At least two (2) year experience coordinating or providing technical or general supervision to others is required.

Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license is required, if assigned to drive.

These are full-time positions; hours will vary depending on department needs.


To apply, please complete an online Culver City application at by 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2021.