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Payroll Specialist (71150)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 27, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
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Payroll Specialist (71150)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute is seeking a detailed-oriented Payroll Specialist with strong analytical skills and exemplary customer service skills to join the Controller's Office team. As the Payroll Specialist, you will be responsible for maintaining assigned payrolls. If you can plan and deliver high-quality service to a diverse population and the handling of a multi-million-dollar payroll, then we want to hear from you!

On a typical day you will be required to:

  • Process payrolls assigned for our:

    • Facilities Management and Public Safety officers on a weekly basis

    • Part-time faculty on a semi-monthly basis

    • Administrative staff and students on a bi-weekly

    • Full-time faculty on a monthly basis

  • Utilize Paylocity (our online payroll), Kronos (time & attendance), Colleague, Docuware, and NextGen software (student employment systems) to process and resolve issues. Maintain Excel spreadsheets to track payroll information including new hires, terminations, salary, and budgets

  • Work closely with Human Resources and other campus departments responsible for submitting information pertaining to payroll actions

  • Perform all other related duties as required

Education: Associates Degree or equivalent experience required; preferred major in accounting, finance, or business management.

Experience: Must have a minimum of 2 years of general accounting and payroll experience including knowledge of General Ledger Accounts and practices. Experience with integrated accounting systems as well as web-based Payroll, Time and Attendance, and related software required; demonstrate knowledge of Paylocity, Colleague, Kronos, Nextgen, and Docuware strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of union payroll procedures.

Skills: Advanced Excel ability including proficiency with pivot tables and V-Lookup formulas is required. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat, and demonstrate strong organizational, analytical, and verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively and work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds are essential.

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Pratt Institute gives the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institute’s impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, an additional historic building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for professional and personal success in creative fields and with the goal of contributing to a more just and sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Pratt Center for Community Development, the Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement, the Pratt Center K-12, and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates' diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratt’s 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

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