Payroll Analyst

Job description

TITLE:  Payroll Analyst                                                                                                                  

DEPARTMENT:  Payroll                                                    

REPORTS TO:  Director of Payroll  

EFFECTIVE DATE:  TBD

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Full-Time                                          

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt                                           

                                    

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF JOB:  

Under general supervision of the Director of Payroll, reviews and processes the payment of wages and other forms of compensation to faculty, staff, and student employees on a bi-weekly pay cycle university-wide. Processes/assists employees with direct deposit and other general deduction requests as well as supplemental payrolls as needed.  Assist employees with manual checks, and general payroll questions. Administers vacation and sick leave balances including calculation of pay outs, adjustments, etc.  Supports the Director of Payroll in report requests and other items as assigned. 

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

  • Ensures the accurate bi-weekly processing of wage and other compensation payments to all Faculty, staff and student employees
  • Reviews, approves/disapproves and corrects direct deposit or other general deduction forms completed and submitted by employees.
  • Researches payroll overpayments or other discrepancies and communicates such items to appropriate staff and ADP.
  • Works with ADP to process supplemental payrolls as needed
  • Updates pay batches each pay period
  • Assists faculty, staff and students and non-university individuals and entities, as appropriate, in the procedural understanding and application of payroll and related human resources policies and resolves associated opportunities as required
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
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    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Problem solving
  • Work independently 
  • OTHER DUTIES:  Back up to monthly pay cycle processing, ADP report writing 

     

    QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree and 2 years Payroll experience or equivalent

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: This position does not have any supervisory responsibility         

     

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • Advanced knowledge in computer applications
  • Knowledge of high-volume payroll systems, processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of public institution personnel/payroll practices and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
  • Ability to provide accurate and efficient service under the stress of deadlines
  • Knowledge and understanding of payroll documentation procedures and requirements
  • Knowledge of general mathematics
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Knowledge of third party payroll processing such as ADP, Kronos, etc.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Applications
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    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • No or very limited physical effort required
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk

  • KENTUCKY STATE UNVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.

     

     

     

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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/7/2020
    Application Due: 10/21/2020
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