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Payroll Manager

Quinnipiac University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 31, 2023


Quinnipiac University's Office of Human Resources invites applications for a Payroll Manager. Are you a detail-oriented and analytical professional seeking an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact? Look no further! We are currently seeking a highly skilled Payroll Manager to join our esteemed university's HR team. As the Payroll Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring accurate and timely compensation for our diverse faculty and staff members. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for efficiency, you will help oversee all payroll operations while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements. Join us in shaping the future of education as we empower our dedicated employees to deliver transformative learning experiences.

Reporting to the Director of Payroll, you will assist the Director with all university payroll operations.

About Quinnipiac:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges". Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.

  • Updating of wages and other payroll related data
  • Accurate processing of semi-monthly, biweekly, part-time faculty and miscellaneous payrolls
  • Interact with internal and external customers to resolve payroll related matters
  • Interact with HR partners, finance and other departments as needed to provide necessary payroll information
  • Balancing payroll records to federal and state payroll tax returns and preparation of federal and state reports on an as needed basis
  • Preparation of month end payroll reports, including but not limited to payroll and overtime variance reports
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as requested
  • Stay up to date on payroll regulations and legislature, have a thorough working knowledge of University bargaining unit contracts and university policies
  • Applies acquired knowledge to assist with payroll inquiries outside the scope of the day-to-day processing, inclusive of relocation, FLSA laws, reaching DOL regulations and interpretations of the current ordinances, and employer level taxation
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Prior experience with payroll/timekeeper systems from time entry through quarterly and year-end processing including W-2s and 941s
  • Strong experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong experience in UKG Kronos preferred
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague a plus
  • Ability to multitask while meeting tight deadlines, ensuring payrolls are processed accurately and timely
  • Must be able to be a supportive team member and also work independently
  • Honesty, dependability, integrity and confidentiality are musts
  • Self-driven with a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of payroll and time and attendance software
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: May 30, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
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