Payroll and Accounts Payable Technician

Payroll and Accounts Payable Technician


Roanoke-Chowan Community College
109 Community College Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone: 252-862-1200

Job Location

Ahoskie, NC




State of NC

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Closes: Saturday, June 1, 2024

Target Start Date

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

M-F 8:00A-5:00P

Reports to

Director of Fiscal Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree required with major course work in accounting, business, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Two years' experience that includes:  payroll processing, general office accounting, business knowledge, and/or relevant career experiences.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution

Position Description

Payroll Duties/Functions

  • Compute and process all payrolls to ensure accuracy and that appropriate deadlines are met.  
  • Verify, compute, and process all departmental payroll data; compare time sheets to part-time contracts for compliance with contracted rates and hours to be worked; enter hours to be paid; resolve any discrepancies with each department.  Also, verify that full-time employee monthly wages agree with signed contracts, including verifying any adjustments or amendments.
  • Ensure that the proper payroll account code is used for all full-time and part-time employees.
  • Compute and electronically transmit direct payroll deposits to include preparation of deposit notices for the employee and verification with bank.  Serve as liaison with bank and employee if problems arise with direct deposit and/or check.  Also, prepare monthly payroll vouchers to employees not on direct deposit.
  • Reconcile all benefits deduction invoices with employee deductions and process deduct vouchers.
  • Verify/approve leave report and discuss questions and/or discrepancies with Human Resources.
  • Create and maintain, on a monthly basis, manual files of payroll on full-time and permanent part-time employees including, but not limited to, monthly gross wages, adjustments, other contracts, and benefits.  For part-time employees, maintain the total of all departmental spreadsheets (after verifying amounts and codes).
  • Prepare and submit all retirement and tax reports to include federal withholding deposits, FICA deposits, state withholding deposits, and all monthly and quarterly tax reports, in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines.
  • Prepare calendar year-end payroll reports, including W-2 reporting.
  • Verify with Human Resources, for tax purposes, student status for those student employees.
  • Prepare reports for fiscal year-end purposes to include payroll accruals, leave accruals, and any other payroll related reports.
  • Complete various reports to provide information as requested by external or internal sources as related to payroll.
  • Maintain inventory of all forms and supplies as related to payroll department; responsible for completing requisition to order items as needed.
  • Assist in records retention and disposal process for payroll department.  Also, responsible for the accurate filing of payroll files/reports.

Account Payable Duties

  • Properly process the quarterly NC Sales and Use Tax report
  • Responsible for the accurate coding and timely processing of invoices. Investigate and resolve all discrepancies associated with the processing of invoices. 
  • Ensure all vendor invoices are filed with appropriate AP documentation, separated by funding source and check number for ease of access for business and audit purposes.
  • Process all Financial Aid student disbursements, DCA deposit checks, Nelnet deposit checks, and other cashier check requests within a timely manner regarding state regulations.
  • Work directly with vendors as necessary to deter payment discrepancy and avoid outstanding balances and late fees.
  • Responsible for 1099 processing and issuance to vendors at close of calendar year for tax purposes that meet federally regulated guidelines.

Job Post Contact

Kimberly Lassiter - Executive Director of Human Resources

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

109 Community College Rd.

Ahoskie, NC  27910