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Payroll Specialist

Company: The Sullivan University System
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Look No Further, Your Career Starts Here! Sullivan University is an organization that is truly committed to making a difference. We host a wide variety of career opportunities, offer a family-oriented culture, and invest in our employees. Join us if you want:Internal MobilityThe Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Lives of our StudentsProfessional Training and DevelopmentIndividual CoachingA Diverse and Positive Work EnvironmentTo Support Local Charities through the Sullivan Cares ProgramWhat Can We Offer YOU?90% Tuition Discount through the Master's degree level for the employee and 40% dependent discount after 1 year of employment (dependent discount increases to 90% after 3 years)A Generous Benefits Package with Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Long-Term Care, Short Term Care, Auto, and Home Insurance.401K Competitive Salary11 Paid HolidaysPaid Vacation and Sick TimeEmployee Referral BonusEmployee Discounts at Local Restaurants and VenuesComprehensive Wellness ProgramWe are currently looking for a full-time Payroll Specialist. The Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing payroll for hourly and salary employees. Assists the Payroll Supervisor as needed. Responsibilities of the position include:Assists in processing payroll for salaried employees.Handles some system related problems and updates the payroll system and operating system efficiently.Assists in managing the electronic timekeeping system.Responds to numerous questions from employees regarding payroll related matters and policies.Helps with the process of monthly insurance reconciliations.Processes wage garnishments and child support orders in payroll system.Maintains good relationships with school personnel while working to enforce payroll policies and practices.Helps prepare monthly general journal entries and assists with reconciling the payroll ledger accounts.Validates the accuracy of 401k hours and earnings reports for mid-year and year-end testing.Aids in conducting annual workers compensation and 401K audits.Assists the Payroll Supervisor in completing IPED reports for all campuses.Provides numerous reports, including monthly overtime and employee count to corporate Vice Presidents.Prepares Quarterly wage surveys required by the state.Maintains the accuracy of fiscal year local tax, vacation accruals and payroll accruals.Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements of the position include:Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in related field. Advanced degree preferred.Three to five years of payroll experience. Accounting knowledge required.An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered. Experience to include all payroll programs and electronic timekeeping system.Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure with deadlines.Knowledge working with Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and Explorer.Knowledge of employee benefits, Section 125 plans, 401-k plans and state and Federal labor laws as well as knowledgeable of human resource laws.Ability to be proactive and problem solve is essential.Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.Must be able to hear and speak well enough to communicate with students, faculty, and staff face to face and via the telephone.This job description lists the major responsibilities of the job title listed. By no means is the job limited only to the responsibilities listed. Cooperation between employees is expected during periods of heavier than normal workloads and revisions to these duties on either a temporary or permanent basis is possible. The Sullivan University System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PDN-9907103c-5637-4fcf-9662-31895080b780

Keywords: The Sullivan University System, Louisville , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Louisville, Kentucky

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