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Job No. 147244

  • Job Title:
  • Payroll Assistant
  • Employer:
  • Fairfield University
  • Location:
  • Fairfield , CT
  • Posting Date:
  • 04-Aug-2022
  • Description:
  • Job Description:

    BASIC FUNCTION: This position is responsible for processing phases of the payrolls in Workday.

    EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree preferred


    1-3 years of payroll experience
    Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Applications; Excel and Word
    Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
    Workday experience a plus
    Union payroll experience a plus

    Maintain and process payroll efficiently and meet deadlines, by collecting information, calculating, and entering data. Maintain operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes. As well as keep abreast of modifications to current policies and procedures and is aware of new policies and procedures. Perform payroll-related functions including the maintenance of controls and the separation of payroll checks for distribution to the University community. Maintain employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential. Support Payroll/Benefits Specialist and management personnel as required. Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, nontaxable wages, etc. Ability to understand and explain taxable/nontaxable payroll items for verification of payments. Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information. Review and maintain banking processes. Validate integration data to external vendors for tax and benefits compliance. Remit payments to external vendors/departments. Receive and process garnishments and child support notices, as well as communicate with agencies regarding discrepancies. Responsible for the review and processing of weekly non-exempt employee time cards, including:

    Union Collective Bargaining Agreement compliance
    Shift and shift differential reviews
    Contact various department supervisors for any missed times or discrepancies.
    Receive calls, visitors, and mail; respond to complaints and requests for information accordingly while maintaining professionalism. Participates in the growth and development of the department. This involves:

    Promoting an image of efficiency and courtesy throughout the University community and consistent with the department’s mission
    Participating in staff meetings as requested
    Keeping abreast of modifications and/or new policies and procedures
    Serving as a responsible committee representative as requested
    Promotes safe and secure working conditions. This involves:

    Promoting the proper utilization of equipment and materials
    Notifying supervisor immediately of any unsafe working conditions
    Perform other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate. Strong customer service skills (must be easily approachable, friendly, and able to establish rapport and communicate effectively with students, parents, and other stakeholders) Ability to use authority with discretion and exercise good judgment.

  •  Contact information:
  • Fairfield University
  • Fairfield, CT 06824
  • United States
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