Experience preparing payroll in a fast-paced, higher-education or not-for-profit environment highly desired.
Knowledge of federal, state and local payroll regulations
Knowledge of computerized payroll systems is required; prior experience with Workday HCM payroll strongly preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel and Word)
Prior experience processing union and non-union payroll a plus
Effective team player with strong interpersonal skills, maintaining a professional demeanor, and understanding the pressures and priorities which may be affecting other team members.
Effective written and oral communications a must
CPP designation desired
Excellent organization and customer service skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple deadlines.
Knowledge of general ledger and accounting practices preferred
What will you be doing? 60% of your time: - Reviews and ensures accurate and timely processing of hourly time sheets, garnishments, leave of absence, and other payroll information
Processes manual checks, payroll advance requests payroll adjustments.
Records accounting entries for disbursements of payroll taxes, garnishments and flexible spending commuter spending claim payments
Assists Payroll Manager in troubleshooting system functionality issues and testing system enhancements. 20% of time:
Reconciles carrier billings for health insurance and other benefits. Prepares invoices for payment by accounts payable.
Reconciles and prepares remittances of union membership dues.
Prepares semi-monthly remittances for TIAA retirement plan contributions. 10% of time:
Reviews quarterly state and federal tax returns prepared by outside payroll service for accuracy.
Assists Payroll Manager with W-2 preparation and other year-end tasks.
Assists in preparation of faculty salary and staff vacation accruals at fiscal year-end. 10% of time:
Provides assistance and information to employees regarding payroll-related matters.
Responds to requests for information needed for various salary surveys.
Performs additional duties as assigned. Interested? Read on and send all resumes and questions to
Employment Type: Full-time
Robert Half Finance & Accounting