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Payroll Manager

Albany State University
Job Description
Posting Details
Posting Number: 0600976  
Position Category: Accounting Professional-Lead  
Job Title: Payroll Manager  
Position Code: 00430P  
Position Type: Staff  
Department: Fiscal Affairs  
Nature of Work: This is an accounting position whose primary function is management of University payroll processes.  

*Bachelor's degree in a business field required; preferably accounting. 
*Five years' experience in payroll, preferably in the Higher Education environment. 
*Knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to payroll, including but not limited to University System of Georgia policies and procedures, ASU policies and procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GASB standards, IRS regulations, and NACUBO principles. 
*Intermediate knowledge of and ability in Microsoft Excel. 
*Skill in decision making and problem solving. 
*Skill in interpersonal relations. 
*Skill in good oral and written communications.  
Testing Requirements:  
Illustrative Examples of Work: *Manages the processing of bi-weekly and monthly payrolls. 
*Manages the maintenance of payroll records. 
*Assigns, supervises, and evaluates work of Payroll Specialist. 
*Works closely with Controller and other University employees in performing successful and timely monthly and annual financial close outs. 
*Provides training and guidance to ASU faculty and staff on USG and ASU payroll polices and procedures on regular and as-needed bases. 
*Continually assesses payroll procedures to ensure they are as effective and efficient as possible, and recommends potential improvements to the Controller. 
*Researches and corrects payroll discrepancies. 
*Performs other job-related duties as assigned.  
Posting Date: 04-08-2019  
Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
FTE: 1.0  
Special Instructions to Applicants:  
Funding Source: General Operating (State)  
Number of Openings: 1  
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: N/A  
Fringe Benefits: Yes  
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience  
Physical Demands Work is typically performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or table while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.  
Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442.  
Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  
Optional Applicant Documents:  
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript 1  
Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application  
Quicklink for Posting: www.albanystatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51648  
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