This senior level position will provide accounting, audit, and analytical support to the Payroll department. Responsibilities will include analyzing payroll/benefits data, preparing and keying appropriate month-end adjusting journal entries, and performing Payroll account reconciliations for accounts that have the highest level of financial impact to the University.
The incumbent will plan and direct the execution of payroll audits and other audit tests to ensure internal controls are in place. The incumbent will address any Ad Hoc projects, analysis, and report requests as needed and coordinate the best approach to ensure completion and accuracy. Audit results will be interpreted and recommendations will be presented to management in a formal audit report.
Requirements: Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Knowledge of payroll principles, strong PC skills with Microsoft software, proven knowledge and usage of Excel, and experience with data warehouse reporting is desired. 3-5 years of accounting, auditing, and/or payroll analysis experience is required.
Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Knowledge of payroll principles and PC skills with Microsoft software is desired. Proven experience with Excel, OBIEE, and Payroll Software a plus. Experience at a senior level as a Payroll/Benefits Analyst strongly desired.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Financial.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20000210
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.