Classification Title: Accountant/Fiscal Analyst III
College/Division: Division of Administration and Finance
Department: DAF Controller's Office
Advertised Salary Range: $47,440 - $55,000
Advertised Job Summary:
The Benefits Analyst is responsible for independently performing complex duties with respect to the semi-monthly payrolls for all faculty and staff including the analysis of and the review of Benefits related transactions. Reviews Benefits, both Health and Retirement, in the PeopleSoft HCM system to ensure that are transactions are done in accordance with established University policies and procedures, as well as federal and state regulations.
Ensure all voluntary and mandatory deductions are processed timely and accurately and are compliant with US and SC State laws and regulations as well as university policies and procedures.
Manage and reconcile all balancing reports each pay period for all assigned deduction accounts in a timely manner. Work with Payroll and Benefits staff to ensure that appropriate action is taken to clear reconciling items.
Assist with analysis of benefit deductions for payroll purposes, benefit refunds, leave without pay benefit billing tasks, and other task pertaining to employee insurance deductions.
Research questions form employees and Benefits staff concerning Payroll/Benefits issues. Analyze data accordingly. Respond with appropriate information and process data correctly.
Assist with the Open Enrollment period for benefit deductions from a payroll perspective and ensure accurate, complete and seamless processing.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and 4 years professional accounting experience.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.