Job Title: University Payroll Analyst, Provisional (Multiple Positions)
Job ID: 21707
Location: Central Office
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Under general supervision, within CUNY Central Office, performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities, including computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, processing requests for paycheck advances, and processing terminations. Duties follow established procedures, responsibilities may include routine, minor corrections to make documents acceptable for processing and escalation to a higher level when appropriate. Performs related work.
Some general work tasks include, but are not limited to:
Processes and enters transactions into systems supporting payroll activities.
Coordinates the collection, distribution and analysis of transaction correction sheets; ensures that correction sheets are properly completed prior to distribution to agencies; assists in the analysis of agency submission errors; distributes correction sheets to agencies in accordance with established timeframes.
Audits all salary refunds, retirement system enrollments and involuntary deduction orders submitted by NYS and NYC government agencies and judicial authorities; determines appropriate action based on regulations, business rules and various laws; makes minor corrections as needed.
Checks and audits timekeeping records for compliance with established union, CUNY and government policies.
Answers various types of inquiries from employees, managers and agencies concerning payroll related issues.
Calculates and coordinates processing of salaries, salary increases, longevity payments, performance advances, overtime payments, termination payouts and other payroll related issues.
Calculates leave entitlements for employees.
Collaborates in the analysis of collective bargaining agreements, statutes, memoranda and other agreements for implementing salary increases and required payroll changes.
Conducts research and makes recommendations on solutions.to payroll requirements not provided by the automated payroll system.
Assists with training presentations.
Provides information such as agency audits, salaries, or deduction submission errors and common agency questions for use in training programs.
This job is in CUNY's Classified Civil Service. The full specification is available on our web site at http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ohrm/hros/classification/ccsjobs.html
Univ Payroll Analyst
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Previously posted under Job Opening ID 20059. Search reopened. Prior applicants need not apply.
The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) at the City University of New York (CUNY) is responsible for developing the University's human resources guidelines, standards, rules, and regulations. It enforces federal, state, and local employment laws and University mandates as well as ensures compliance with the Board of Trustees' policies and procedures regarding employment, including affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. Within OHRM, HR Operations oversees various functions, including University Payroll, HR Information Systems, Communications, and HR Advisory Services covering approximately 40,000 full- and part-time employees at 24 colleges across the five boroughs of New York City. University Payroll is an integral part of OHRM and it provides services to University employees across all colleges.
The University Payroll Analyst processes and reviews payroll actions and ensures University policies and procedures are addressed. Reporting to the University HR Payroll Operations and Services Director, the University Payroll Analyst assists in coordinating and auditing CUNY's payroll services and systems for one or more of the colleges. The University Payroll Analyst will work with the State of New York PayServ system for the senior colleges and the City of New York's Payroll Management System (PMS) for the community colleges. They will also assist in implementing policies and procedures for nonresident alien employee taxing and payroll issues.
Key duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Supports College Human Resources and Business Offices and faculty and staff members by responding to and resolving payroll and related issues.
Works with the New York State Office of the Comptroller and the New York City Office of Payroll Management to resolve specific payroll issues on behalf of a campus.
Processes and audits individual college payrolls for discrepancies and recommends corrective actions.
Analyzes employee payroll information and employee counts and prepares reports as needed.
Assists in implementing the salary elements of union contracts and audits the colleges' implementation of contractual salary adjustments.
Initiates changes in City and State payroll systems to accommodate new situations and resolve problems, and notifies all interested parties.
Participates in other human resource and payroll projects and assignments.
Requires a High School Diploma or GED and 3 years of full-time payroll or payroll related experience. OR
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four-year College or University with an Associate's Degree in a finance, accounting or HR related field and 2 years of full-time experience. OR
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four-year College or University with a Bachelor's Degree in a finance, accounting or HR related field.
The full specification is available on our web site at: http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ohrm/hros/classification/ccsjobs.html
The preferred candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Working knowledge of federal, state and city laws and regulations influencing payroll (taxation and FLSA).
Experience using PeopleSoft, NY State Payserv, and/or NY City PMS.
Strong analytical, evaluative, and research skills to work with various information systems to audit payroll and create reports.
Proficiency using computers and standard office applications, especially MS Excel, Access, and Word.
High degree of professionalism and personal integrity to maintain confidentiality.
Detail-oriented, self-directed, and motivated with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team setting with diverse staff at all levels.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments and conflicting priorities and meet strict deadlines in a dynamic and demanding customer-focused environment.
Minimum salary is $47,453 effective 2/1/2020.
IMPORTANT BENEFITS NOTICE:
Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after July 1, 2019
City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after July 1, 2019 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period.
An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
For full consideration, submit a position focused cover letter and resume with your online application.
Your cover letter should clearly explain how your experience and credentials fulfill the duties and qualifications outlined.
The direct link to the job opening from external sources is:
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 21707
About CUNY City University of New York (System Level)
The City University of New York provides high-quality, accessible education for more than 269,000 degree-credit students and 270,000 adult, continuing and professional education students at 25 campuses across New York City. The University is an integrated system of senior and community colleges, graduate and professional schools, research centers, institutes and consortia. From certificate courses to Ph.D. programs, CUNY offers postsecondary learning to students of all backgrounds. It provides the city with graduates trained for high-demand positions in the sciences, technology, mathematics, teaching, nursing and other fields. As CUNY has grown, the University also has strengthened its mission as a premier research institution, building an array of modern facilities and expanding the ranks of its world-class faculty. Throughout its history, the University has been an integral part of the city and state through partnerships with public schools, economic development initiatives, immigration aid and financial advice services and other community outreach programs. Today, CUNY faculty and staff continue to benefit New York City — as well as the entire nation — by serving as policy exper...ts to business and government, advisers to nonprofit institutions, civic organizations and community groups. Students, too, are strongly encouraged to experience the cultural, educational and community-based opportunities of the five boroughs, through a network of internships and fellowships, to embracing the city as their campus.