Under the direction of the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Analyst will be responsible for processing, reviewing and reporting payroll transactions. S/he will assist with all duties related to payroll functions and act as a liaison with both central University and departmental offices and divisions.
Process requests submitted in payroll ticket tracking system. This includes tickets related to salary distributions, cost transfers, salary changes, additional compensation, new hires, resignations, MOUs and combocodes.
Support the division administrators with their submissions.
Enter additional compensation payments (including clinical profit and loss, moonlighting, coverage). Ensure all payments have required approvals and documentation.
Investigate and resolve payroll issues.
Review transactions for completeness and accuracy with University policy and guidelines.
Support annual budget and salary roster processes.
Responsible for design and implementation of payroll reports and tools. Prepare various reports on weekly, monthly, quarterly or adhoc basis.
Support bi-weekly payroll process which includes entering timesheets.
Manage Department???s Suspense; working with divisions to clear suspense in a timely manner.
Review departmental database FAD for payroll accuracy and make necessary corrections.
Other duties or special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required; 2 years related experience
Advances MS Excel skills
Experience with PAC and CU Payroll/HR policies and procedures
Must successfully complete online systems training requirements
Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills required
Must be detail oriented, analytical and approach work sensitively and efficiently within the policies procedures and regulatory requirements of the University
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, is required
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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