School Finance Personnel Specialist

RSU 3 | Unity, ME, United States

Posted Date 11/17/2023

School Finance Personnel Specialist

Category: Human Resources
Location: Central Office - Unity, ME

RSU #3 is seeking a highly qualified School Finance Personnel Specialist to work collaboratively with other central office staff, specifically within the business office. This is a full-time, full-year position.

The Personnel Specialist is responsible for the following:

* Responsible for setting new employees up in the payroll system and maintaining personnel files (including seniority, certifications, trainings, employee leaves,etc.)

* Payroll set up and entry (with assistance from the Payroll Specialist).

* Calculating and distribution of employee deductions to appropriate vendors; including Maine State Retirement, Teacher Association, medical and dental, etc.

* Enters and maintains staff and contracted service providers in the Maine NEO system.

* Assist newly hired personnel in completing payroll paperwork and assist all personnel regarding forms for payroll and benefit changes.

* Orders and maintains background checks for potential and current employees.

* Maintains a substitute list for all schools.

* Completing necessary worker's compensation forms for injured employees and following claims.

* Issue Written Reasonable Assurances to employees for the following school year.

* Responsible for personnel enrollments, changes and discharges to and from payroll, insurance, retirement system, unemployment and other programs that are required or optional for employees.

* Responsible for issuing and maintaining Family Medical Leave requests and reports.

* Responsible for the Multiple Worksite Quarterly Report.

* Responsible for any reporting to the Department of Labor and the Census Bureau.


* Minimum Associates Degree or two years of related work experience.

* Prior school business experience is a plus.

* Skilled in computer programs, such as: data entry, word processing, database, spreadsheets, etc.

* Organized and highly accurate with details.

* Able to work well with members of the public and staff.

* Effective oral and written communication skills.

* Working knowledge of general office procedures, filing and operation of common office equipment.

* References that indicate integrity, loyalty, trust, dependability and a history of keeping confidences.

* Maine Criminal History Record background check certification required for hire.


RSU 3 Central Office
84 School Street
Unity, ME 04988

Phone: 207-948-6136 Option 1
Fax: 207-948-6173

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