Oversees the pre- and post-payroll audit process to ensure accurate processing of the biweekly and monthly payroll for academic, staff, and student employees.Â Analysis includes looking for under and overpayment conditions in pre- and post-payroll calculation reports.Â Respond to inquiries and resolves payroll-related problems of University faculty, academic personnel, and department administrators.
Provides consultation to department administrators for various matters related to payment processing, benefit entitlements and taxation. Manages the salary accrual process for academic personnel which also includes the maintenance of the residency periods for faculty appointments.Â Creates and maintains statistical analysis reports for management review.Â
Will be trained on multiple positions in payroll to serve as backfill as needed. This includes Foreign Tax Analyst, Independent Contractor Analyst and Student Payment Analyst.Â
Supports administration of bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll activities while establishing open lines of communication. Updates employee payroll records in complex scenarios.
Uses knowledge and experience to analyze a variety of payroll information for accurate payroll processing, audit compliance, taxation, and reporting and filings in compliance with federal and state regulations. Works autonomously within established procedures and practices.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Working knowledge of accounting and payroll principles, procedures and practices.
Use a range of position-related software applications.
Expertise in Microsoft Windows Operating system.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Proficiency with spreadsheet, word processing, and payroll and financial software systems.
Strong mathematics skills.
Manages interpersonal relationships and interact/communicate with clarity.
Act with tact and courtesy with patrons, staff, faculty, students and others.
Identify priorities, recognize and resolve or refer problems.
Work effectively with supervision and as a part of a team.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Maintain confidentiality in dealing with human resources/payroll matters.
Organize and prioritize workload during high-pressure, high-volume workload periods.
Handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
Sit for 4 hours or more.
Use computers extensively for 4 hours or more.
Works varied schedules to meet demands of the Universityâ™s payroll function.
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