Payroll Officer

Postion Summary

The Payroll Officer reports to the Director of Human Resources in the Department of Finance and Administration. This position is responsible for maintenance, review, reporting, timely and accurate processing of all payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.

Duties
  • Prepares monthly, bi-weekly and student payrolls. Prepares special payrolls as assigned.

  • Processes payroll records for all new employees, including W-4 and State Tax Information.

  • Maintains payroll calendar and all applicable dates regarding deductions.

  • Responds to employee inquiries regarding payroll matters.

  • Processes terminations and employee records.

  • Provides 941 bi-weekly and monthly reports for payroll tax purposes.

  • Prepares monthly retirement reports and reports for Integrated Postsecondary Education Data

    System (IPED) processing.

  • Reconciles monthly payroll exceptions.

  • Processes W-2s and Open Enrollment benefits elections.

  • Handles payroll adjustments, shortages, overpayments, vacation pay, benefit premium changes in

    payroll system, etc. and maintains proper documentation.

  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior in working with internal and external

    constituents.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Minimum of two years of college from an accredited institution. Four-year college degree in accounting or related field from an accredited institution preferred.

  • Two or more years of experience in a payroll area, with at least one year of training in payroll procedures.

  • Must have knowledge of financial accounts/project coding.

  • Reliability in checking own work to ensure accuracy.

  • Must have strong documentation skills and attention to detail.

  • Must have strong computer skills as well as strong technical and numerical proficiency.

  • Sound judgment, confidentiality and integrity required.

  • Must have strong communication and customer service skills as well as professional demeanor

Date of Position Opening
Application Deadline
Untill Filled
Salary
Commensurate with experience
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Mail Documents to
Tougaloo College

Attention: Director of Human Resources

500 West County Line Road

Tougaloo, MS 39174

Fax Documents to
(601) 977-7866

 

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INFORMATION, GENDER IDENTITY; OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS. THE COLLEGE
PROHIBITS SEXUAL HARASSMENT, INCLUDING SEXUAL VIOLENCE.


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