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Coordinator, Payroll

Pensacola State College
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024
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Job Description:
The Coordinator, Payroll is a 12-month professional non-exempt position located at Pensacola State College's Pensacola Campus. The Coordinator, Payroll is involved with the college payroll to ensure the process is accomplished timely and accurately. This position ensures that the labor distribution from the bi-weekly payroll reconciles with the College’s accounting system and implements new and changed position assignments within the personnel and payroll database in the maintenance of records associated with the payroll process. Reports to the Director, Payroll Services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains employee payroll records, including new hires, promotions, transfers, and pay adjustments, to ensure system data is matched with the accounting system.
  • Reviews documents and transactions for accuracy and sets up adjunct and faculty overload electronic contracts each term.
  • Balances payroll salary encumbrances and liquidations with the college accounting system.
  • Prepares payroll budget amendments and journal entries.
  • Prepares bi-weekly federal tax deposit and works on the employer’s quarterly federal tax return (Form 941).
  • Prepares state quarterly unemployment report (Form UCT-6).
  • Processes state monthly retirement reports generated from bi-weekly payroll.
  • Assists supervisors and employees who have questions concerning timekeeping and pay issues.
  • Work closely with the Human Resources Department to accomplish deductions, new hire setup, and changes to employee pay.
  • Responsible for knowing and conforming to all safety practices and regulations that apply to this
  • specific area and position. Unsafe conditions should be reported to the immediate supervisor and the PSC Police Department/Public Safety
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions:
  • Strong mathematical and accounting skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment while effectively managing multiple projects, changing priorities, and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to compose and present clearly and effectively information to individuals and groups verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries from the workforce, and management within the department.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computing skills with Microsoft Office with an emphasis in spreadsheet work in Excel.
  • In-district and possible overnight travel.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or other related business field, two years full-time accounting or payroll experience required. Two years of experience can substitute for one year of education. Knowledgeable in database software, payroll systems, spreadsheet programs, and word processing. Certified Payroll Professional certification is preferred. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.

*Per F.S. 295.065 – Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

SALARY RANGE: $22.00 - $24.00 per hour

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: All supplemental materials must be submitted electronically via the Workday applicant portal. For questions or to obtain assistance uploading the supplemental materials, contact HR Recruiting at .

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin March 22, 2024. For full consideration, the online and supplemental application materials must be received by March 21, 2024.

The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.

Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

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