Director, Payroll

Job description

At Georgia State University, the Payroll, Time and Absence, and Payroll Accounting & Reporting department issues more than 100,000 payments each year to approximately 15,000 faculty, staff, and student employees within the university.  The Payroll, Time and Absence, and Payroll Accounting & Reporting department is seeking to hire an experienced and strategic Director, Payroll.  This position leads the team responsible for ensuring GSU employees are properly compensated in a timely manner. The Payroll, Time and Absence, and Payroll Accounting & Reporting department is responsible for processing the biweekly and monthly payroll cycles, processing timely payments to Health & Welfare vendors and ensuring regulatory compliance within the area. The scope of responsibility will include these essential duties but is not limited to the following,

  • Oversees the daily operations of Payroll, Time and Absence, and Payroll Accounting & Reporting.  This includes strategic planning, operations, and customer service.
    • Ensures employees are paid correctly and timely
    • Ensures payments to Health & Welfare vendors and made timely
    • Ensure compliance with various regulatory reporting
  • Supervise, manage, train, and develop staff
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Consult/collaborate with other units for various projects/data requests, as needed.
  • Serves as champion for the area within the university community.  This includes participating with other units within the university community.
This position has access to personal and sensitive information and must at all time ensure the confidentiality & security of this information.

Bachelor's degree and six years of related supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education and related experience. Certification as a Certified Payroll Professional preferred.

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03/17/21, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Human Resource Services
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 02/26/21, 10:19:40 AM




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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 3/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time