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FINANCIAL ASSOCIATE I at University of Oklahoma

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Norman, Oklahoma

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the set up and maintenance of American Payroll in the PeopleSoft system on the Norman campus, testing of updates and fixes, monitoring and testing changes to the system requested by our department and end users. This position requires discretion and independent judgment as well as comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply; basic accounting principles, knowledge of federal and state tax laws, university policies, procedures, practices and administrative organizational structure, collection and analysis of data and basic problem solving techniques. Work with H.R. and Payroll Management on setting up payroll earnings codes, deductions, etc to ensure payrolls will run smoothly; find solutions to problems with procedures, workload, etc.

Required Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

  • 12-24 months working in Payroll or HR administration or personnel related field.


  • Advanced problem solving skills

  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects

  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff

  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines

  • Must be able to perform basic data analysis

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles

  • Knowledge of federal and state tax law

  • Microsoft Word experience  

  • Must be able to read and interpret policy as well as State and Federal regulations


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to reach, engage in repetitive motions, communicate, hear and see including color, depth perception and clarity.

Departmental Preferences:

  • 24 months of experience performing advanced work in the HRIS systems.

  • CPP Certification

  • Advanced PeopleSoft Skills

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions:
If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit