This position reports to the Accounting Operations Manager and assists with directing the monthly payroll/tax processes to ensure that the University employees are paid, payrolls are balanced, payroll fundings are requested, Finance GL is interfaced and balanced, payroll liability accounts reconciled, and payroll taxes are completed timely and accurately. The position is also to be the liaison between the functional area of Payroll and the technical area IT to assure the timely and accurate set up and maintenance of the university payroll.
The secondary major purpose of this position is to identify changes/issues from the various Payroll Users (IT, Payroll, HR Offices, Budget Department, Contract and Grant Accounting, and other University Campus Departments) to thoroughly and accurately research, analyze and test each to ensure desired resolutions are reached. This position documents and communicates changes and procedures within by presenting clear and concise instructions of expectations so that effective and efficient processing occurs within the HR/Payroll environment.
The third major responsibility of this position is to assist in filling any gaps the Payroll Office may have with payroll processing and payroll administration work. Additionally, this position will be key in the set-up and implementation of the Employee Self-Service time entry platform in the near future.
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a related field; and 2-4 years of related experience; or equivalent education and experience is required.
All degrees must be received from accredited institutions.
Experience with payroll tax accounting, investigating and resolving payroll related accounting issues and other related payroll accounting experience.
Experience with automated timekeeping systems.
Detailed oriented, organized, problem solver and team player.
Proficient in Excel spreadsheet design creation with data comparisons.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Experience in Higher Education or public accounting.
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.