Working Title: Payroll Technician
Type of Employment: Staff
Department: Payroll Services
Division: Finance and Administration
Proposed Salary Range: $25,268.00
Position Summary: The Payroll Technician is responsible for assisting a professional payroll staff that are responsible for the production and processing of regular and supplemental employee payrolls. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Accurate data entry of all students and graduate assistants into the Banner system which includes evaluating employee status forms for correctness of account numbers, position numbers, approver numbers and dates
Processing of all paperwork for hourly students, such as I-9 documents, tax forms, etc., notifying departments of incomplete or missing paperwork
Reconciling and paying Benefit deductions; monthly and semi-monthly
Assist with entry of non-student hourly during peak times payroll processing times
Logging assignment change forms
Complete termination workflows
Cross train with employees assigned to Benefit Deduction Officer/Compensation Manager
Other duties as assigned
General Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Knowledge of:
State payroll processing requirements; and Bookkeeping policies and processes.
Assist in the production of payrolls; Reconcile and balance payroll documents; Prepare reports; and Identify and reconcile payroll discrepancies.
Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in bookkeeping or related field; plus two years of experience in payroll processing, payroll accounting, or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (www.jonesborochamber.org).
EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.