The Payroll Manager manages payroll functions, plans and assigns duties and responsibilities for each payroll staff position; and recommends changes to management necessary to improve the payroll process and procedures. The Payroll Manager is responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of all payroll-related transactions affecting net pay and associated university-paid benefits. The Payroll Manager is responsible for the efficient, effective, accurate and timely processing of all payrolls; for managing the payroll staff and responding to questions and concerns; for resolving issues raised by faculty, staff, and students; for the timely and accurate submission of required filings electronic, magnetic and other funds and supporting documentation; and for coordinating efforts with other offices in the payroll process. This position receives guidance regarding management issues related to the goals and directives of the department, division and the university. The Payroll Manager provides leadership and direction to staff members by interpreting payroll policies and procedures, federal and state regulations, and other reporting requirements. Complex issues are directed to the Payroll Manager for clarification and compliance. This position also explains Banner system features to staff members enabling them to effectively process taxes, deductions, and benefits transaction overrides; leave pay outs and other system functions.
This position is Mandatory Personnel: Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse weather or emergency events.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Entry-level with Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s and 0-2 years’ experience.
Management Preferences: Prefer candidate with MBA and/or CPA and a thorough knowledge of advanced payroll processes and general accounting theory and practice with 5 years directly related payroll experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.