Department of Medicine Payroll - Senior Accountant - (2100001C)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Department of Medicine - Division of Finance & Payroll is currently recruiting for a full-time, contractual Senior Accountant . This position will report to the DOM Human Resources Generalist. The Payroll Senior Accountant will be responsible for the practice plan payroll and related assignments along with provide backup to UMB payroll management. The position will support the DOM overall payroll functions including budget reconciliations. The position will assist with departmental database updates and reconciliations.
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 11 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Perform practice plan payroll using ADP including processing of biweekly payroll, yearend payroll adjustments including issuing W-2's, quarterly payroll tax filings with ADP, and worker's compensation audit for the practice plan.
Support all the job functions related to the practice plan pension plan which includes monthly pension contribution remittance, annual audit preparation and Form 5500 filing, minimum participant distribution maintenance, performance monitoring analysis, monthly contribution/distribution reports download, summary annual report and TIAA-CREF disclosure report mailings, and monitor of minimum balances for distribution for terminated employees.
Provide backup to the existing staff for processing the practice plan staff payroll with FPI.
Provide backup to the existing staff for processing of University timesheets.
Provide back up for processing the University payroll which includes preparing payroll adjustment forms along with verifying cost center for biweekly pay accuracy including payroll adjustments and retro pay amounts. Provide back for processing of leave payouts.
Assist with updating departments' data base for staff and faculty salary changes, new hires, changes to titles.
Enter VA payroll information into the data base along with processing changes for TAS and paid salary for VA salary increases.
Monitor the departments' school money allocation to make sure all funds are spent.
Assist with payroll data for budgets including salary reconciliations.
Assist division administrators, faculty, and staff with payroll and benefit questions and problems.
Process quarterly payments to reimburse UMMC for grant funded fellows.
Perform advanced level review and complex analysis of accounting transactions to ensure completeness, accuracy, and conformance with uniform accounting principles and practices.
May supervise staff. Ensure accounts are in agreement and identify variances. Investigate discrepancies to determine cause and document correction.
Ensure details of financial transactions are recorded in journals, ledgers, and automated system by others. Examine and ensure integrity/reliability of the financial accounting system.
Work with principal investigators, faculty, or staff members to identify potential ledger discrepancies between financial system and departmental records.
Verify the accuracy of various internal/external financial ledgers, schedules, exhibits and summaries along with any assigned databases and ensure application of policies, procedures, and acceptable standards.
Assist in defining and monitoring of financial critical path unit and project activities, resolve issues and escalate complex matters as needed to the appropriate contact(s).
Utilized quantitative and qualitative approaches to develop financial forecast performance. Assist in the development of short- and long-term forecast for unit.
Monitors and delegates assigned budgetary transactions (i.e., payroll, accounts receivable, forecasts) on a daily basis.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
Experience: Three (3) years of accounting related experience using general acceptable accounting principles.
Preferred Certification/Licensure: Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification preferred.
Other: Related experience may be substituted for education
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1202E
Employee Class Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Department of Medicine
Job Posting: Feb 9, 2021
Unposting Date: Mar 10, 2021, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 164481
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.