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Job ID: 128621

Payroll Accountant
University of Idaho

Date Posted Sep. 6, 2019
Title Payroll Accountant
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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University of Idaho

Payroll Accountant

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Controller

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $20.50 per hour or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

This position provides support to the Payroll Manager by ensuring payroll system integrity, reporting data regularly to interested users, serving customers by providing advice and guidance on FLSA regulations and classification issues, interpreting and applying eligibility guidelines for the State Retirement program, providing training, assisting with other payroll functional areas, and providing back up for the Payroll Manager. They will interpret and apply laws, policies and procedures independently while partnering with other departments and benefit providers.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of directly related experience and/or education totaling at least 3 years.
- Three years progressively responsible accounting experience.
- Experience applying basic accounting theory; principles; techniques; payroll process and procedures.
- Experience with governmental fund accounting; and computerized accounting systems.
- Experience communicating with faculty, staff, governmental agencies and other outside parties.
- Experience interpreting, applying and explaining payroll laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous experience in a responsible college or university accounting position.
- College level courses and/or experience in data processing systems applications and CPP.
- Experience with computerized payroll systems.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Work schedule may include evenings or weekends when necessary to accomplish work requirements.

Posting Number: SP002287P

Posting Date: 08/14/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Open until filled with first consideration date of September 4, 2019.

Applicants should address how they meet all required qualifications and any applicable preferred qualifications in the letter of qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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