Salary offer will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s education, qualifications and experience.
Administrative employees enjoy a generous benefits package which includes paid time off (employees accrue 21 vacation days and 15 sick days per year, and can use 3 days of sick time as “personal time” after the first year, in addition to 11 observed holidays and a university closure between Christmas and New Years Day), comprehensive insurance options (including medical, vision, dental, and life insurance, and prescription coverage), flexible spending accounts, several excellent retirement plan options with an up to 14% salary match by the university (employees are also exempted from contributing to Social Security), an up to 100% tuition waiver for employees, spouse/domestic partner and dependents (which applies to both undergraduate and graduate programs), a 12-week parental leave program (6 weeks paid, 6 weeks unpaid leave for the birth or adoption of children), adoption reimbursement, access to counseling and mental health care, wellbeing incentive programs, an employee assistance program, access to professional development programs and much more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 20165181S
This position processes payrolls in a timely, accurate and regulatory compliance manner and oversees the positions in the Payroll Office. Position furthers the departments strategic goals and serves as the main point of contact for the campus community and government and regulatory agencies as it relates to payroll matters. Position prepares both ad hoc financial reports and reconciliations and provides analyses. Position works closely with the Payroll Systems Manager and Payroll Director to conduct UAT testing before new functionality is implemented. Serves as a critical service role to the campus and Human Resources.
Duties include: Prepare all University payrolls accurately, timely and in compliance with all regulations and University policies and contracts. Stays abreast of regulatory changes to allow for continuous compliance and future planning related to local/state/federal laws and industry best practices. Deal with regulatory agencies in the form of communications and reporting. Provide oversight for processing of tax treaty benefits and issuance of 1042 forms to nonresident aliens. Primary campus contact for all payroll related matters. Prepares and delivers annual and other payroll communications to campus as needed. Supervise, train, and develop a team of payroll processors. Develop policies, procedures, and training materials for staff. Oversee reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts. Ensure all tax returns are prepared accurately and paid and filed in a timely and compliant manner. Ensure all payrolls are accurately posted to the general ledger. Develops/prepares routine and ad hoc reports for financial or budgeting needs including accounting accruals, reconciliations, etc. Partners with the Director of Payroll and Payroll Systems Manager to ensure all new or changed functionality is fully tested and working as needed before moved to production. Payroll Manager is responsible for identifying and creating documentation outlining the required change. Payroll Manager will create documentation and communicate with campus on any changes as needed. This position supervises 5 full time payroll employees.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field
Minimum of 3 years payroll or related experience
*Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Established in 1804, OHIO University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio & the first in the Northwest Territory. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills, its classic residential campus in Athens, Ohio, is one of the most attractive in the nation.