College/Division: Division of Administration and Finance
Department: DAF Controller's Office
Advertised Salary Range: $51,586 - $55,000
Advertised Job Summary:
The Payroll Services Analyst position is responsible for analyzing Job and Benefits data in PeopleSoft HCM Payroll. This includes data for faculty, staff, and other salaried/hourly employees included in a semi-monthly payroll processing, and interpreting and analyzing gross pay, tax implications, state benefit deductions, state retirement implications, and other special issues that arise. Validate and resolve issues in accordance with established University policies and procedures, as well as federal and state regulations.
Analyze payroll tables and calculations within the Payroll for North America module of PeopleSoft HCM. Perform review, validations, and corrections on new hire actions, salaried Dual employment actions, employee salary change actions, summer compensation actions, and special pays. Review state retirement and state insurance implications on payroll actions and apply accordingly. Consult with the retirement accountant on unusual cases.
Research questions from employees and departmental contacts concerning payroll data and payroll polices, and analyze data accordingly. Respond with appropriate information and process data accordingly. Participate in Payroll Department external training sessions.
Assists PEBA Deduction Supervisor and the Payroll Operations Manager with analysis of benefit deductions for payroll purposes, benefit refunds, leave without pay benefit billing tasks, and other tasks pertaining to employee insurance deductions. Coordinates with Payroll Account Reconciliation team to address individual accounts that are not in balance and follow-up on actions to bring employee accounts into balance.
Review off cycle check requests and determine if check is eligible to be completed. Analyze the issues involved, and prepare request accordingly.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Requires a bachelor's degree and 3 or more years of experience, which may be substituted by equivalent combination of certification, training, education, and/or experience.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.