Assistant Payroll Coordinator

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Posted: July 19, 2021
Level: SUOAF/Administrator III
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Friday, September 24, 2021


CT State Community College
New Britain, CT 06051

Currently, this position is both on-ground and online as we continue to face the challenges of COVID. In the future, without COVID concerns, the schedule will be on ground in the Hartford/New Britain area until the office is permanently relocated in New Britain CT.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Summer 2021

Position Summary:

Under supervision of the Payroll Coordinator, the Assistant P a yroll Coordinator provides staff training and assists with all aspect s of Payroll. The Assistant Payroll Coordinator will also help to ensure a successful Shared Service model for Payroll is implemented and maintained in support of the One-College System consisting of twelve (12) campus locations.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance , or business administration required .
  • Three (3) years progres s ive experience in Payroll with a minimum of three (3) years of progressively more responsible experience in the development and implementation of effecti v e computerized payroll, fiscal and administrative systems.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret analytical reports using tools such as the Microsoft Office Suite and other PC based reporting packages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • State payroll experience preferred
Example of Job Duties:

Provides staff training and assists in oversight of the Payroll area.

Responsible for verifying and correcting input/output data into the Hum a n Resources / Payroll System .

Assists the Payroll Coordinator in running and checking the processes required to electronically transmit the CSCU ' s payroll to Central Payroll at the State Comptroller ' s Office.

Develops and guides staff procedures to ensure the accurate and efficient calculation and recording of student payroll, lecturer' s payroll; shift and overtime differentials; honorarium and grant payments; retirement, retroactive and other non-regular pay; tax s helter, credit union, health and other deductions; worker's compensation claims; medical certific a tes; and garnishments.

Accesses the Payroll and Human Resources modules using datab a se query languages to generate ad hoc reports and extracts of personal service information for One-College and System Office reporting and management requirements.

Collaborates closely with the CSCU's Human Resource Department, fiscal officers, various State agencies and the Board of R e g e nts ; recommends and helps develop improvements to optimize payroll s erv ices to the One-College and System Office .

Responsible for ongoing interpretation of policy, creates procedures , processes monthly accrual, and maintains sick leave balances as it relates to Public act 11-52.

Responsible for accurately interpreting financial/accounting transactions as it relates to payroll for the purpose of reclassifying various payroll accounts; reconciles Core and Banner payroll systems; reconciles the financial feed journal entry; and researches and reclassifies suspense account.

Perform other related duties which do not alter the basic level o f responsibility of the position.

Starting Salary:

$58,422-$77,447 (midpoint) approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references with contact information.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity


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