Volunteer State Community College
Volunteer State Community
Assist with the operations and functions of the College's payroll
processes to ensure all wages are provided in a timely and accurate
manner and in compliance with all applicable College, Tennessee
Board of Regents (TBR), Federal, and State laws, regulations,
policies, and guidelines. Maintain adequate and accurate financial
records to support the payroll process.
Collection, verification, coding, and data entry into the Human
Resources Information System (HRIS)/Enterprise Resource Planning
(ERP) operating system required for benefit enrollment and payroll
processing. Assist with updating rules and validation tables for
the HRIS/ERP operating system. Assist with problem resolution in
relation to HRIS/ERP operating system. Process employment
verification forms requiring earnings information. Prepare check
requests and on-line ACH and billing data for payroll liability and
benefit payments. Provide back up and assist the Payroll
Administrator with special projects. Extract and compile
information for reporting purposes using established reporting
tool. Process electronic data file transfers. Reconciliation of
payroll liability accounts with general ledger. Prepare payroll
Federal Tax Deposits, Quarterly 941 Tax reporting, Quarterly
Unemployment reporting to ensure timely deposits and submissions
without penalty. Assist with preparation of annual W-2 tax forms
and reporting. Respond to inquiries from employees regarding
payroll related issues including taxes, policies, procedures and
leave reporting. Assist with leave reporting and time sheets for
leave and pay. Assist with production of reports and information
for Fiscal Year End closing and Financial Statements. Work
cooperatively and effectively with other departments (internal and
external) as appropriate. Assist with Federal, State and Internal
Audits, as necessary. Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Two (2) years of experience in payroll, accounting, or a related
Associate's degree or higher.
Experience with Banner or other Oracle based system.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of payroll terminology, practices, and
processes and basic accounting theory and practice.
Effective oral and written communication skills, problem solving
and decision-making skills.
Excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills
with ability to work independently as well as with a team.
Ability to monitor, analyze and reconcile payroll accounts in the
Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a
diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
Ability to effectively analyze data and situations and make
Ability to handle a variety of complicated assignments
simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information.
Must present a confident, professional demeanor.
Must be very detail oriented and have an exceptional ability to
scan for accuracy and completeness.
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications and
computerized payroll system.
Must be able to discern meaning of a wide variety of policies and
Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
$31,112 - $37,338 annual salary
depending on experience
Volunteer State offers a comprehensive benefits package,
including but not limited to the following:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Insurance: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability (long and
short term), FSA/HSA
- Wellness Incentive Program (if enrolled in Health)
- Educational Assistance: Fee Waiver, Spouse/Dependent Discounts,
- Employee Assistance Program
- Longevity Pay
- Retirement Options: State of TN Pension (TCRS), 401a, 401K with
up to $100/month match, 403b, and 457
- 14 Paid Holidays/Year
- Annual Leave (if applicable)
- Sick Leave
- Sick Leave Bank
- State Employee Discount Program with over 900 merchants
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process.
Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Applicants may be subject to a background check.
To apply, please visit: https://careers.tbr.edu/jobs/payroll-associate-gallatin-tennessee-united-states