Payroll Assistant

Jul 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Payroll Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR003910

Division/College: Human Resources Management

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Regularly processes the weekly staff (OST) payroll and Non-U.S. payroll, including all related accounting transactions. Serves as primary backup for monthly payroll: on a rotation basis, processes all other pay groups of various frequencies. Oversees and insures compliance for all wage garnishments. Performs analysis to determine tax liability for foreign nationals. Serves as primary back up for processing Payroll Labor Distribution Changes. Responsible for related business process documentation impacting the Payroll function, as directed. Serves on project teams related to Banner HR implementation and upgrades, user acceptance, and parallel testing. Brings experience, shares ideas, and participates in all “process improvement initiatives”. As a member of the HR/Payroll Service Center, the incumbent provides excellent Customer Service and is committed to Advancing the Customer Experience.


Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred: CPP preferred with minimum 1-3 years of Payroll processing or Accounting experience in a multi-state organization. Experience with executing and calculating wage garnishments. Knowledge of Banner HR a plus and MS Office applications required. Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills required. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with Service Center customers and staff as well as external contracts; work under limited supervision; effectively prioritize work, among conflicting demands to meet deadlines. Customer service orientation is required.

Additional Information:
This position requires a background check.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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