Payroll Assistant

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Payroll Assistant

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:
HR is committed to building a talent focused organization and to providing best-in-class human resource expertise and customer responsive services that are aligned with Northeastern 2025. In short, HR's purpose is to make it easy to come to Northeastern and easy to be at Northeastern.

Responsible for processing assigned pay groups utilizing the HR Payroll System, payroll labor redistributions, off-cycle paychecks, related inbound and outbound interfaces, processing metrics, and other Payroll-related reports and forms. The incumbent provides information and assistance to University departments on payroll issues. As a member of the HR/Payroll Service Center, the incumbent provides excellent customer service to users.

3-5 years of experience; knowledge of PC-based applications. Excellent communication, customer service, and organizational skills required as well as the ability to understand IRS regulations, maintain accurate and detailed records and handle confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree preferred. Payroll or accounting experience preferred; Workday Payroll experience, a plus.

Salary Grade:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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