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Accountant, Payroll/Insurance Services

Greenville County School District - Greenville, SC , USA

Job Description:

Our Human Resources Team at the Greenville County School District is dedicated to advancing student achievement by recruiting and employing the highest qualified staff for our schools and to serve those with whom we work.

Applicants must apply at

Job Title:   Accountant, Payroll/Insurance Services 


The person in this position should have the following credentials:

1.College degree in Accounting or Finance and five years of experience in technical payroll processing and governmental accounting.  

2.Excellent analytical and communication skills. 

3.Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

4.Knowledge of ERP Systems, Time & Attendance Systems and proficient computer skills:  Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access); advanced Excel skills preferred.  

Reports To:                                                                                                                 Supervises:

Director, Payroll & Insurance Services                                                                      N/A


Job Goal:

Under limited supervision, performs technical payroll processing functions and internal controls for the accounting processes of the Payroll & Insurance Services Department; payroll functions, tax liabilities, employee benefits, and PEBA Administrative Guidelines (Insurance, SC Retirement System and Optional Retirement Plans).  Supports all related departmental functions.

Performance Responsibilities:

1.Functional knowledge of the Infor/Lawson ERP payroll/benefits system and the UKG Ready time and attendance system; average payroll of 10,000+ employees.    

2.Pr­­­­­imary back-up for the Coordinator of Payroll and the Payroll Analysts; functional and technical knowledge of positions’ assignments.  Accountant will process the UKG Ready Payroll Export and the Infor/Lawson semi-monthly payroll periodically.

3.Coordinate and edit documentation of all Payroll and Insurance Services Departmental business processes (departmental operating instructions, procedures manual, training materials); conduct training as needed.   

4.Run, evaluate and edit Infor/Lawson and Kronos system data integrity reports.  Assist Payroll Technical Analyst and ETS staff with development of ad hoc Crystal reports, Infor/Lawson queries and Kronos reports.

5.Functional testing of software patches and system upgrades for Infor/Lawson ERP and UKG Ready systems; work with department team and vendor staff to test and implement into production.     

6.Assist with year-end W-2, 1095 form processing and online, district-wide W-2 enrollments. 

7.Monitor and reconcile budgeted, departmental accounts; utilize edit reports and system information to review activity in workers’ compensation, property/casualty insurance, unemployment and insured losses.

8.Analyze and prepare system entries and supporting schedules for payroll and benefits; account corrections, year-end accruals, and external/internal audits.  

9.Coordinate and perform quarterly employee benefits expense reconciliation with Payroll and Benefits staff; utilize edit reports, system information and PEBA billing to account for and balance district employer/employee contributions/payroll deductions and related district accounts.    

10.Assist with Accounts Receivable procedures and monitor employee payments/liabilities (wage overpayments, insurance premiums, ACA, leave without pay, and Charter schools).    

11.Perform ad hoc projects and other tasks as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Terms of Employment:

Twelve months with salary in Schedule ADMSPV245, Grade M. ($49,410 – 70,155)


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy.     


  Greenville County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, disability, religion, or national origin in its dealings with employees, students, general public, applicants for employment, educational programs, activities, or access to its facilities.

Contact Information

Marc Dominick
Phone: 864.355.1194
Fax: NA


South Carolina Human Resources