Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:52 AM
Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Monthly (exempt): : Minimum : 37835.16 Midpoint : 54870.36 Department/Organization: : Payroll Job Summary: The Payroll Manager supports the Assistant Director of Payroll in all aspects of managing The University of AlabamaA?s large and complex payroll operation. Additional Department Summary: The Payroll Manager is responsible for troubleshooting daily issues and proactively identify weaknesses in processes and provide recommendations for continuous improvement. They will play a key role in special projects and implementation of new systems and procedures. This position will write policy and update and document procedures and interface with various departments (e.g., Benefits, Human Resources, FAIT, Tax, IT, Legal) for ensuring smooth operations. The Payroll Manager must stay informed about new trends in payroll industry and make recommendations for new and improved payroll services for enhanced employee experience. Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree and two years of related experience. Skills and Knowledge: Requires an advanced understanding of payroll tax regulations and the ability to manually calculate gross to net pay taking an employees tax forms, voluntary deductions, and pre:tax deductions into consideration. Must have in:depth understanding of employer and employee tax calculations and taxable wage limits; payroll tax deposit rules (i.e., semiweekly depositor, one:day deposit, and shortfall rules). Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel. Knowledgeable in filing Form 941 and reconciling W:2s. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Must be a self:starter with strong organizational and time management skills; demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills; ability to work independently in performing routine job responsibilities and use sound judgment in handling exceptions. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in accounting or related field (CPA preferred and CPP desirable) with a 5 years of experience in payroll operations. Strong background in payroll tax and payroll accounting. Hands:on experience with system implementation including gap analysis and parallel testing and successful rollout of new system. Experience with large in:house payroll system, preferably Banner, and experience managing staff. Strong working knowledge of defined benefit, defined contribution, and cafeteria plans. Professional disposition with clear and effective communication skills and good independent judgement. Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre:employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.
• Location: Tuscaloosa
• Post ID: 23787333 tuscaloosa