to the Assistant Controller, manages the Payroll Office to ensure
timely preparation and accurate cost distribution of Institution
salaries, overhead and related benefits in compliance with appropriate
federal and state withholding regulations and in accordance with
Institution internal controls; keeps abreast of tax changes and
regulations to advise management of implementation implications.
timely and accurate preparation of all Institution payroll operations
and works closely with the Human Resources Office to ensure
that payroll actions are in conformance with employment and
benefits practices and accounting procedures.
preparation of all federal and state payroll tax reports, including
quarterly and year-end returns; determines taxability of non-wage
payments and serves as in-house contact for technical tax compliance
issues, including tax liabilities of foreign nationals.
Institution employment policies and government regulations in
connection with payroll activities and makes recommendations
on modifications to senior management as appropriate.
federal and state agency audits and maintains close contact
with APA, IRS, SSA, DOL and other regulatory agencies to ensure
that the Institution has accurate information and is in compliance.
all payroll records, reports, computations and audits, including
periodic internal audit tests of labor utilization; works closely
with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with
relevant tax laws and government regulations.
routinely with Human Resources on employee benefits issues (deductions,
retirement payments, COBRA, etc.) to ensure timely and accurate
closely with Management Information Systems on developing payroll
applications that ensure internal controls and facilitate the
implementation and maintenance of payroll and HR master files.
periodic analysis of payroll and disbursement records to ensure
that adjustments are in accord with management's criteria.
Payroll Office staff and operations; provides on-going assistance
to Institution employees in tax-related payroll matters.
in business re-engineering activities to support the establishment
and integration of electronic information processes and principles
at the Institution.
other related duties as the supervisor may deem necessary.
Desired Education/Experience for Hiring
Degree in accounting or business administration with two to four
years directly related experience or Associates Degree with four
to six years of related experience; CPP preferred. Demonstrated
supervisory and other interpersonal skills desirable; experience
in automated accounting/payroll systems required.
Last updated: February 25, 2013