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Company: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Job Summary

The Payroll Services Coordinator has the responsibility of submitting payrolls and ensures accuracy of payroll records as well as processes on-line adjustments, including manual checks, cancels, cash receipts, refunds, transfers, and reversals. This position also balances the general ledger and works collaboratively with university departments. This position ensures the accuracy of data entry and provides technical assistance and customer service to assists individuals and work units with resolving payroll problems with a superior level of customer service.

This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


About the Company

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.


Qualifications/Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or related field
  • At least three years of experience in payroll services activities or related area, including one year in a supervisory capacity

Applicable equivalencies may be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least five years of experience working in payroll services
  • At least one year of experience working in higher education
  • Experience in BASIS or Workday
  • CPP or FPC certification


Benefits

At the University of Arkansas, we value our employees and recognize them as our organization’s greatest asset. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

New benefits-eligible employees of the University of Arkansas have 31 days from their benefits-eligible appointment dates to enroll in their retirement and insurance benefits. Your insurance benefits and voluntary retirement contributions will be effective the first day of the following month following the date HR receives all of your completed enrollment forms.

For a detailed list of benefits, please check out our Benefits Webpage at https://hr.uark.edu/benefits/index.php


Additional Information

http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/36748

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