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Director, Payroll

Company: Weber State University
Location: Ogden
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details

WSU's Commitment to Diversity

Weber State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment by welcoming all individuals, including culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body. WSU values every individual by embracing all identities through the promotion of belonging, creativity, and uniqueness. We strive to create environments which are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected categories, such as disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, national origin, veterans status, or others, as required by law and university policy (see Weber State University's Policy and Procedure Manual 3-32).

Position Information

Position Title
Director, Payroll

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Campus Location
Weber State University - Ogden, UT

Hours per week

Months per year

Alternate work schedule

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Job Summary/Basic Function

To manage payment of WSU employees timely and accurately while insuring compliance with applicable laws and institution policies. Accomplishing this responsibility is done by directing payroll staff assigned to: time sheet and adjunct payrolls, salaried and supplemental payrolls, and assisting walk-in and telephone customers in the office. Managing the following processes are critical to accomplishing the office responsibilities: maintenance of employee files in the office and masterfiles on the payroll software; timely processing of payrolls and distribution of pay; reconciliation and remittance of premiums on all employee benefits and deductions, annual input and maintenance of salary; salary budgets and position control for the university; distribution and collection of payroll data for all campus departments; computation, deduction and remittance of garnished and levied wages; maintenance of the leave system, including vacation and sick leave balances on appropriate employees; maintain the tables, cod

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
Five years of accounting/payroll or general business experience
Two years of working with payroll systems and regulations
Two years of supervising/managing people

Passing the American Payroll Association's Certified Payroll Professional certification could replace the one year systems experience requirement and some of the time managing people requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in accounting or related field
Experience in payroll withholdings and taxation issues
Banner Ellucian experience
Higher education experience
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft office
Excellent oral/written communication skills

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Benefits Summary

WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

Posting Detail Information

Job Open Date

Review Date

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Open Until Filled

Notes to Applicant

If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a generous benefits package.

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

For qualification determination, your application and/or resume must address the required and preferred qualifications and must contain average number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be considered incomplete.

Screening of applications will begin May 25, 2023. Position will remain open until filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

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ADA Essential Job Function

ADA Essential Job Function

Physical Activity of this position
Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position
Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision.
Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.
None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Supplemental Questions

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  • * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • * Do you have or have you ever been issued a W# By Weber State University? Yes or NoIf yes, please enter your W#(W followed by eight numbers).
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    Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • List of References with Contact Info Optional Documents

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