Job Identification: 14252 Posting Date: 03/03/2023, 07:07 PM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What We're Looking For
Baylor University's Financial Services is seeking a Full-time Payroll Analyst to join the team. As the Payroll Analyst you would ensure proper payment of wages and salaries by using the in-house payroll system to correctly process salaries and reported hours worked, correctly utilize paid leave and holiday pay, correctly accrue compensatory time, and correctly compute overtime.
A Bachelor's degree, three years of relevant work experience, and an active Christian faith are required. A Certified Payroll Professional License, Master's degree and five years of relevant work experience are preferred. Experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirement. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Generates records of payrolls showing each payee, hours worked for nonexempt employees, wages paid, associated withholdings for retirement, benefits, and other contributions, and taxes withheld, maintains payroll records and accounts, and prepares journal entries related to payroll in a timely manner
Extracts and analyzes data to perform appropriate accounting, reporting and reconciliations of payroll related expense, liability, and control accounts
Uses analytic tools to test and verify the accuracy of payroll data, coordinating with appropriate staff for necessary corrections and adjustments
Coordinates with Human Resources staff to assure that proper benefit deductions have been accounted for
Calculates adjustments for employee back pay, deferred pay and pro-rated pay
Processes off-cycle payrolls in accordance with policy, including communication of processes for weekly off-cycle check runs
Works collaboratively with other Payroll Analysts, Human Resources staff, and others across the university
Provides superior customer service to assist employees or supervisors with understanding payroll processes
Contributes to the success of the university by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned, acting as a back-up for other positions as needed, maintaining high levels of accuracy, maintaining a professional demeanor and appropriate levels of confidentiality, and providing superior customer service in all interactions
Meets strict processing deadlines
Performs other related duties as the supervisor may deem necessary
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.