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Payroll Clerk

Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore City Community CollegeAbout Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore and courses are offered throughout the City. With its broad range of degree, certificate, and continuing education programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves over 7,500* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that over 50 nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on the annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2023.
Requisition Number: 2024-050
Posting Start Date: 4/16/2024
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: High School/GED
Additional Documentation: OPTIONAL
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Payroll ClerkDescription/Job Summary The incumbent will be responsible for payroll processing through the HP LAN System and Financial Management Information System (State Payroll System FMIS) & Banner in a timely and accurate manner. This includes all on-cycle and off-cycle payroll processing and ensures accurate submission of reports to campus and state system. Responsibilities/Duties
  • Analyze, process, and maintain all payroll adjustments, leave payouts and corrections.
  • Proactively identify any payroll discrepancies and resolve issues on a timely basis.
  • Serves as the campus liaison to obtain information required for these transactions; resolving all payroll issues to ensure employees are paid in a timely manner.
  • Serves as main point of contact for the department and provides a high level of immediate customer service to staff, and faculty via telephone calls, email, or office visits for request such as needing forms and/or with payroll related questions-including conducting necessary research and taking action to resolve issues.
  • Meeting fixed and fluctuating deadlines while working mid to high volume payroll cycles to achieve work objectives.
  • Processing of paperwork for all exempt, non-exempt, faculty, and students including new hire/change information and ensuring accuracy and completeness of the paperwork submitted. Document types could include faculty contracts, additional compensation to faculty, flat rate, state and federal tax forms, pay advances. stop payments, and wage investigations.
  • Accurately maintain payroll records
  • Collaborate with Human Resources Department to ensure accurate data is utilized for payroll processing
  • Other duties as assigned to assist in the completion of the payroll/human resources functions.
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma
  • 1-2 years minimum of payroll experience.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Independent judgment in resolving complex issues; knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, people-oriented environment, with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers and software.
  • Intermediate level Excel skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree preferably in Business, Human Resource Management, Accounting, or related field.
  • Experience working in a Higher Education Human Resource position is preferred.
  • Banner system and implementation preferred.
  • 3+ years payroll experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of COMAR Policies and Procedures preferred.

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at 410-209-6007.

For more information, view the EEO - Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.

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Working at Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.
Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.

At Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) we meet students where they are through personal attention with the support of dedicated faculty. Each year we educate more than 15,000 students from Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the world.

BCCC is a State-sponsored, comprehensive, degree-granting community college with five learning sites in Baltimore City. We offer 29 associate degree programs and 16 certifications in high-demand fields, affordable tuition and flexible classes scheduled to meet students’ needs.

Baltimore City Community College provides quality, affordable, and accessible education meeting the professional and personal goals of a diverse population, changing lives, and building communities.

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