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Senior Payroll Specialist

Company: Indian River State College
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Working at IRSC has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, IRSC offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Flexible Spending
  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) participation
  • Voluntary participation in 403(b) and 457(b) deferred compensation plans JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the Senior Payroll Specialist encompasses a high level of responsibilities for the Payroll Department. Responsibilities include reconciling, monitoring, calculating and adjusting payroll related items. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:
    • Calculates adjustments to employee salaries.
    • Enters pay assignments for full and part-time employees when applicable.
    • Maintains voluntary deductions and direct deposit information.
    • Electronic maintenance of compensatory time.
    • Enters electronic disbursement requests for deductions.
    • Maintains COBRA and Retiree insurance payments.
    • Calculates and producing manual checks as needed.
    • Compiles and maintains various reports such as the Unemployment Compensation report and the Department of Labor Workers Compensation Self-insurers report.
    • Assists employees in understanding their earnings, taxes, or deductions
    • Maintains the employee compensated leave system.
    • Completes all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
      • Bachelor's degree; three (3) years related work experience in a payroll department
      • Knowledge of an ERP accounting system
      • Broad knowledge of payroll principles and practices.
      • Proficient in working with Microsoft Office and Windows based applications.
      • Ability to work independently as well as with others and be self-motivated.
      • Independent decision making.
      • Effective communication skills - both verbal and written.
      • Confidentiality of sensitive information. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position classifies the physical exertion requirements as sedentary work involving lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally, and other sedentary criteria are met. This description is intended to indicate typical kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as declaring every specific duty and responsibility of the particular position. This job description is not intended to be a contract for employment, and the employer reserves the right to make any necessary revisions to the job description at any time without notice. Classification Staff Supervisory No FLSA Exempt No Employment Type Regular Compensation and Application Deadline Pay range starts at: $20.07/hour. All salary calculations start at the minimum salary and will be based on candidate's education and experience. Open until filled. -

Keywords: Indian River State College, Fort Pierce , Senior Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Fort Pierce, Florida

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