Payroll Operations Generalist 1

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  • Disbursement Services
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Payroll Operations Generalist 1


    St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Payroll Operations Generalist 1. The Payroll Operations Generalist 1 will provide complex clerical and administrative support to the Office of Disbursement Services.

    Essential Responsibilities Include:

    • Data collection, data entry, and reporting of employee set up and payment information for various types of employees (staff, faculty, adjuncts, students, and international)
      • New hire and re-hire data collection, review, and entry into the ERP system
      • Maintain Smartsheet data
      • Process Employee Action Notices (employee HR/Payroll data changes)
      • Process separations
    • Participate in periodic system upgrade testing
    • High-level attention to detail
    • Proficiency with basic math calculations.
      • Vacation payouts
      • Calculation of over and underpayments
      • Special payment types
    • Familiarity with general accounting principles.
      • Use of Chart of Accounts
      • Basic reconciliations for validation
    • Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
      • Access to sensitive information
      • Abide by laws and regulations for employee data retention
    • Use of office hardware and software
      • Office equipment
      • Timekeeping software
      • ERP system
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
    • Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving.
      • Respond to department queries
      • Assist with external communication
      • Research and resolve data discrepancies
    • Assisting and training employees on departmental processes.
      • Timekeeping system
      • Ensure proper use of department policy, laws, and regulations
      • Assist with special projects as needed

    For consideration, an HS graduate or equivalent. Two years of relevant work experience. Fundamental computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office software. Must be able to prioritize and effectively manage a high volume of tasks. Ability to read and interpret moderately complex information, originate simply to moderately complex correspondence. Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

    For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

    The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

    United Healthcare Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available)

    Sun Life Financial Dental Plan

    Sun Life Financial Vision Plan

    Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

    Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

    Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Pet Insurance

    Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

    Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

    Tuition Benefits

    Paid Holidays

    Services & Discounts


    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

    In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.


    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #:J202080

    Posted: 04/23/2021

    Available: Immediately

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/25/2021
    Application Due: 5/8/2021
    Work Type: Full Time