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Payroll Info Systems Manager - 994858

Apply Now Job Number: 500802
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: FOP-Payroll
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Budgeting, Auditing, Risk Management, & Payroll

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Job Title: Payroll Info Systems Manager - 994858
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates work activities of subordinates and staff, including hiring, coaching, evaluating, and terminating.
2. Ensures successful interface between Banner payroll and Banner finance and between Kronos and Banner Payroll.
3. Ensures successful interface between Banner payroll and other ancillary systems such as third-party NRA taxing software.
4. Monitors, maintains, administers and troubleshoots the Kronos database system and provides training on the use of Kronos to coordinators and payroll staff. Monitors Ellucian (Banner) User Groups for current issues and future fixes, patches or upgrades.
5. Coordinates payroll testing when system upgrades and patches are to be implemented by OIIT to ensure the integrity of the payroll system.
6. Serves as liaison between payroll and OIIT personnel and outside technical staff trouble shooting problems.
7. Keeps current and knowledgeable of information regarding all payroll activities of the university, including current government regulations and NSU practices and policies.
8. Processes payroll for subsidiaries. Ensures accurate payments; all accounts are correctly debited or credited; all taxes are properly withheld and promptly deposited; all deductions are properly withheld and distributed to correct liability account, and payment processed.
9. Reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn how to develop programs that meet staff and user requirements.
10. Develops and implements processes and reports to audit data quality, ensure accuracy, and increase productivity.
11. Writes queries and prepares reports using MS Access to assist with BANNER problems and retrieve Banner data. Reviews all payroll reports for detection of problems.
12. Researches and resolves payroll issues and inquiries with departmental contacts and other university personnel.
13. Creates and maintains reports to assist in the reconciliation of the W-2, 941, 940 and UCT-6 processes (employee and employer related payroll forms) and researches any discrepancies.
14. Works with auditors as needed to assist in fiscal year end processing.
15. Assists in the processing of W-2s and 1042s (Foreign Person Subject to Withholding) from Banner and in the distribution and production of corrected and reprinted forms.
16. Maintains data integrity and confidentiality.
17. Completes and acts as project leader for assigned projects.
18. Performs other duties and projects as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Advanced knowledge of Access and MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
2. Personnel and Human Resources - General knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, and personnel information systems.
3. Administration and Management - General knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, budgeting, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and/or coordination of people and resources.
4. Computers and Electronics - General knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
5. Customer and Personal Service - Thorough knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.
6. English Language - Thorough knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
7. Clerical - General knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

1. Active Listening - Advanced skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
2. Speaking - Advanced skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
3. Reading Comprehension - Advanced understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Writing - Advanced skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
5. Complex Problem Solving - Advanced skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
6. Time Management - Advanced skills in managing one's own time and the time of others.
7. Active Learning - Advanced skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision-making.
8. Instructing - Proficient skills in teaching others how to do something.
9. Judgment and Decision Making - Advanced skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
10. Operation and Control - Advanced skills in controlling operations of equipment or systems.

1. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
2. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
3. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Physical Requirements:
1. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly, so others can understand you.
3. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
4. May be required to work nights or weekends.
5. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Six(6) to eight (8) years of experience in the field or in a closely related area.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Master's Degree and five (5) years of related experience..

2. Knowledge of Banner payroll.

3. Internet proficiency.

4. Experience with Kronos.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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