Payroll Assistant - University of Saint Joseph

University of Saint Joseph    West Hartford, CT
Job Description
Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Staff Posted On: Wed Apr 3 2019 Job Description:

The University of Saint Joseph invites applicants for a Part-Time Payroll Assistant (19 hours per week/non-benefitted). Under the direction of the Payroll Administrator, The Payroll Assistant performs all aspects of payroll processing for a 1,000-employee population. The employee population includes University employees, students, and employees of two private schools (pre-school and elementary/high school). The Payroll Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting with the bi-weekly Payroll process ensuring that all employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner. Responsibilities include basic aspects of payroll preparation and assisting the Senior Financial Analyst (back up for the Payroll Administrator when out of the office).

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Performs all aspects of payroll processing including back-up liaison responsibilities with external payroll service provider.
  • Assist with compilation of payroll data for the calculation of payroll, including updating payroll for Adjunct contracts.
  • Assists in preparing and transmitting payroll data to the payroll service provider electronically.
  • Assists with the processing of manual payroll checks.
  • Works collaboratively with Human Resources and Student Employment to update employee payroll information including new employees, change of status employees, and employee terminations.
  • Assists with maintenance of vacation, sick, and personal time off accruals.
  • Works with employees to help them understand payroll adjustments.
  • Understands University employee policies regarding compensation, work schedules, time away from work policies and practices.
  • Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in payroll processing preferred.
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred.
  • Judgment and ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows environment. Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed (e.g., mail merge, data base management). Familiarity with specific applications used by the University/Department a plus.
  • Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population.
  • Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph.
  • Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Additional Information:

    The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.



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