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The Initial Review Date for this job is: 02-23-2021
Dept Marketing Statement The Payroll Division provides technical and professional payroll and accounting services to the Santa Cruz Campus of the University of California. The payroll function has been decentralized to each campus, with Office of the President UCPath staff providing the computerized payroll system. The Campus Payroll Operations has the responsibility to operate within the policies and procedures established by the Office of the President along with Federal, State and Local laws.
This position is under the general supervision of the Payroll Operations Director, and is responsible for a variety of accounting and payroll related functions. Provides consultation, training and liaison for more than 100 payroll personnel representatives located in campus departments, Staff Human Resources and Academic Personnel Offices. Responsible for interlocation and intralocation MLA's and transfers. Provides support and analysis to Payroll Accountant 3 related to Glacier Non-Resident Alien Statuses. Processes off-cycle check requests and handles PayCard Administration. Provides analysis and auditing of UCPath Payroll reports for departments.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: Salary Range $55,000 - $60,000/anually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits
Schedule Information Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Staff Contract appointment
Job End Date: One year from date of hire, with the possibility of extension
Work Location: UCSC Scotts Valley Campus
Union Representation: None
Employee Relations Code: All Others, Not Confidential
Job Duties 40% Provides analysis for complex payroll projects, such as verifying tax treaty forms, and resolving non-resident alien payroll issues, complex payroll retroactivity, and various State and Federal regulations. Other complex matters include ensuring vacation, leave of absence, disability, workers compensation, union contracts, government regulations, withholding exemptions, etc., are appropriate and deduction amounts are calculated and applied correctly to the various accounts.
25% Applies payroll concepts to perform complex analysis regarding pay processing adjustments, including retroactive pay, tax withholding, and overpayments.
10% Works with departments to identify special pay-processing requirements for timekeeping payroll and other ancillary payroll systems and programming.
5% Verifies compliance with federal and state payroll requirements.
5% Participates in audits of internal records, workers compensation, tax filings and related documentation.
5% Researches, identifies, and corrects invalid pay postings.
5% Documents payroll processes and procedures.
5% Coordinates, trains, and advises payroll staff and administrators on inter-organization payroll payments.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Thorough knowledge of all payroll processes, policies, and procedures; knowledge of common computer application programs.
Thorough knowledge of common processes, procedures, and possesses a strong understanding of common rules and regulations.
Strong judgment and decision-making skills.
Strong written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask.
Strong verbal, and active listening communication skills. Uses strong interpersonal and service orientation skills in interactions with customers and colleagues.
Problem solving, problem identification, reasoning skills and ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Strong mathematical skills.
Experience working in a payroll department within a complex business environment using an integrated data processing system.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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