Payroll Specialist

Location
Hawkins, Texas
Posted
Oct 06, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION TITLE:  Payroll Specialist

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Payroll and/or accounting experience is required
  • Ability to be organized and produce accurate results while meeting established deadlines,
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with frequent interruption.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters.
  • Proficiency with computer based software including Word, Excel, and Windows and the ability to learn in-house computer software.
  • Extensive data entry skills, spreadsheet, and word processing proficiency required.
  • Proficiency with desktop calculator.
  • Demonstrated customer services skills, ability to relate effectively and tactfully with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written communications.
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of employment and payroll records and processing of the College payroll
  • Process all payrolls timely and with efficiency
  • Ensure all federal taxes are paid timely
  • Assure confidentiality and security of records and information
  • Assist with processing paperwork for new hires, terminations, and employee changes
  • Prepare internal payroll reports as needed
  • Comply with all federal, state, and college policies and regulations
  • Prepare payments associated with payroll
  • File documents into appropriate files in a timely manner;
  • File and maintain employment records;
  • Reconcile payroll accounts on a monthly and yearly basis
  • Assist with cost analysis projects, program reviews, and external reporting as needed

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Demonstrates knowledge of
    • Payroll laws
    • Compliance and internal controls
    • Department of Labor guidelines
    • College policy and procedures
    • Trustworthiness
    • Confidence
    • Sound work ethics

SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION

  • Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the immediate supervisor in accordance with provisions of the Jarvis Christian College Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION

  • Success in the workplace depends on a strong commitment to the tasks assigned, respect for others and confidentiality in handling, and dealing with prospects, and sensitive constituent information
  • Honesty, integrity, and treating others with respect are expected at all times.
  • Good presentation skills which include, but not limited to, professional dress/business attire, excellent personal grooming, and excellent verbal, as well as, written skills.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

  • Assume responsibility for own professional growth and development, keeping current of best practices in area of responsibility

ETHICAL BEHAVIOR

  • Adhere to the Jarvis Christian College Code of Ethics

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Twelve (12) month position

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