Drew University is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist.This is a full-time, temp to perm or perm position. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely payments to all faculty, staff, and student employees of Drew Universitywhile remaining in compliance with all federal and state regulations.
Performs all aspects of payroll administration
Prepares, analyzes, and transmits payroll data to the payroll service provider electronically
Compiles payroll data and statistics for the calculation of payroll and performs complex analysis
Helps Payroll Manager Reconcile all payroll G/L accounts timely and accurately.
Works collaboratively with Human Resources to update employee payroll information including new employees, change of status employees, and employee terminations
Maintains all vacation, sick, and personal time off accruals
Provides assistance as necessary for all internal and external audits related to payroll
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or relevant field with 5-7 years of experience in payroll administration including supervisory experience
Experience with ADP Workforce Now is a must. Knowledge of Banner and/or College Time a plus
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
Able to function independently while operating effectively within a team environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents. Demonstrated ability to manage highly confidential information
Demonstrated ability to handle complex and multiple tasks in a professional and efficient manner
Working knowledge of State and Federal regulations and laws pertaining to payroll
Ability to handle multiple priorities, projects and deadlines simultaneously
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation
To apply, submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name in the subject. For priority consideration, please apply by June 30th, 2019.
Contact information for 3 professional references
About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
Internal Number: hr0619-4
About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.