The Arkansas State University (ASU) Payroll Services Manager is responsible for the university payroll system. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Supervises a payroll services staff by interviewing and hiring, prioritizing work assignments, reviewing work performed, evaluating employee performance, and recommending personnel actions.
Audits payroll records, makes necessary corrections, and balances general ledger. Coordinates payroll activities with computer services to maintain and establish continuity within reporting time frames. Develops payroll procedures and requirements, provides technical assistance to management, and assists departments with resolving payroll problems. Reviews, balances, and submits payroll services reports required by governmental regulations. Plans and develops systems implementation and revisions. Provides direction and assistance to departmental timekeepers and communicates updates, modifications, and changes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of university payroll processing requirements. Knowledge of state and federal payroll reporting requirements. Knowledge of record keeping and audit procedures. Ability to maintain and reconcile payroll and accounting records and reports. Ability to supervise a payroll services staff. Ability to provide direction and assistance concerning payroll services activities.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration, accounting, or a related field; plus two years of experience in payroll accounting or a related area, including one year in a supervisory capacity.
Additional requirements determined by the institution for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.