Specialist II, Payroll and Accounting
Position SummaryFirst Application Review Date - October 7, 2020This position is responsible for assisting with payroll functions in a timely and accurate manner while ensuring that our organization meets all regulatory compliance standards, particularly with regard to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This position also performs accounting functions in support of the CCC Foundation. This is a full-time, 12 month, benefit eligible position.The Human Resources Diversity Statement
The Human Resources Team commits to fostering a culture where each person, employee or not - feels heard, supported and engaged in a positive and empathetic way. We purposefully construct and nurture a focus upon community and inclusiveness. All lives matter regardless of actual or perceived sexual identity, gender identity, gender expression, economic status, ethnicity, ability, disability, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, age, immigration status, or location.
In HR, every experience matters, and it is our goal to make those experiences matter for you.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Performs backup and support functions with the college payroll and accounting processes
- Assists with reconciliation of payroll liability accounts
- Meets the requirements of all assigned compliance activities. These activities include but are not limited to:
- Provides training on policies, procedures, and ACA/ASRS requirements to stakeholders
- Reports Federal Work study and Student wage hour for the pay period to supervisors
- Prepare and attends Board and Finance meetings
- Performs other duties as assigned
Support of Foundation & Other Functions
- Responsible for the core/regular accounting functions for the CCC foundation
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledgeable and skilled with payroll processes. Strong understanding of requirements of the Affordable Care Act; strong understanding of Internal Revenue Service regulations; knowledge of the principles, practices, and standards of accounting and human resources processes; knowledge and skill using integrated administrative systems and spreadsheet programs; skilled in positive and professional written and interpersonal communication; ability to analyze and problem-solve. Proficient in Microsoft applications, such as, Excel and Word. Working knowledge with QuickBooks. Able to effectively work in an environment with strict deadlines and a high need for accuracy.
Associates degree in Accounting, Business, Management, or related field, and 2 years of related experience; or 4 years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job and/or as approved by the Human Resources department.
Experience with payroll in an educational setting. Experience using the Ellucian Banner administrative system. Experience with a variety of computer applications, including database management systems and Microsoft Excel expertise.