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Boston University PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR,Questrom School of Business, Finance & Administration in BOSTON, Massachusetts

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR,Questrom School of Business, Finance & Administration



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The Payroll Administrator is responsible for the independent management of all aspects of payroll for full and part time staff (exempt and non-exempt), temporary staff, part time faculty, and student payroll at the Questrom School of Business, as well as all faculty payroll reconciliation. The Administrator is the point person for all payroll training, discrepancies, questions, and/or concerns for Questrom School of Business employees and ensures all school and University-wide payroll policies and procedures are understood and adhered to. The Administrator completes payroll actions in both SAP and the student employee system to ensure accurate and timely payroll operations in accordance with University deadlines. This role will also manage the administration of payroll for Teaching Assistant (TA) and PhD payments and faculty overbases. This role reports directly to the Executive Director, Financial Administration.

The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.

Required Skills

  • B.A./B.S. required

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Familiarity with SAP preferred

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and extremely organized

  • Comfortable working under strict deadlines

  • Ability to work with a diverse population

  • Ability to remain discrete with sensitive information and maintain strict confidentially

  • 3-5 years of related experience in a payroll capacity

A cover letter is required for consideration

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.