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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA

Company
University of California - Riverside
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
201608170541
Location
Riverside, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
576091852

JOB DESCRIPTION

PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT

JOB NUMBER
FULL/PART TIME
SCHEDULE
SALARY

201608170541
Full Time
8AM - 5PM
$43,100 - $64,100

POSITION INFORMATION

*UC career employees who have completed their probationary period and possess Payroll/Personnel System (PPS) experience will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.* Under the general supervision of the Payroll Supervisor, the Payroll Accountant provides payroll consultation to UCR Career staff and employees and their departments which includes interpreting campus policy and procedures, federal laws and state regulations. The Payroll Accountant monitors transactions and processes ensuring appropriate internal controls are maintained. This position is responsible for the reconciliation of complex payroll balance sheet accounts and statements, and reconciliation of benefit liability accounts. This position also prepares and presents training for Payroll/Personnel System classes.

EDUCATION

Education Requirements

DEGREE
REQUIREMENT

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Required

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE
REQUIREMENT

Minimum of 2 years of related experience.
Required

Demonstrated experience preparing journal entries that are in compliance with GAAP and institutional requirements.
Preferred

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Interpersonal skills. Service orientation. Active listening skills. Critical thinking skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize Verbal communication skills. Written communication skills. Organizational skills. Judgment and decision-making skills.
Problem solving, problem identification and reasoning skills.
Intermediate mathematical skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Working knowledge of many payroll processes, policies and procedures, knowledge of organization-specific computer application programs

Working knowledge of organizational processes and procedures. Understanding of organizational rules and regulations.

Working knowledge of UC Payroll/Personnel System (PPS).

Excellent writing skills to independently compose letters, memos, emails and reports for a variety of audiences, using correct spelling, grammar, composition, and text editing.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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