HR/Payroll Representative

Lowell MA
Oct 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Summary of Position:

The HR/Payroll Representative ensures an accurate and timely bi-weekly payroll and is responsible for maintaining employee and sponsored guest personnel action forms and processing additional compensation payments.   Responds to inquiries regarding employee HR/payroll related questions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and maintain employee and sponsored guest records.
  • Process and validate HR/payroll transactions including process biweekly payroll.
  • Provide assistance to employees.
  • Other HR/payroll duties.

 Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • High school diploma or GED/equivalent required
  • 3-5 years of experience in HR/payroll or a related field

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations relating to payroll/human resources
  • Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communications and organization skills with a strong focus on customer service required
  • Strong ability to balance several priorities from multiple sources required; flexibility and adaptability in dealing with rapidly changing priorities and demands necessary
  • Must have strong initiative and the ability to work independently with minimal direction/supervision
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to meet competing deadlines under pressure while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent follow through on commitments, using sound judgment with the ability to recognize and handle sensitive/confidential information
  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Knowledge of University HR/EOO policies and procedures, and prior experience working within an academic and/or clinical setting desirable

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.              

Please submit a resume and cover letter.

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