The Office of Payroll and Employee Services is excited to hire a Payroll Manager to provide management of payroll and financial matters for the University of Oklahoma.
The position will report to the Administrator III and lead a team of 4 full-time staff. The position will interact frequently with Human Resources, Provost office, Colleges, Budget & Financial Planning, and other academic and non-academic units.
Key skills a successful candidate would likely have include a(n):
Strong work ethic to ensure the team meets applicable deadlines,
Positive outlook to effectively lead three four team members and engage with peers across campus,
Attention to detail to ensure reports distributed by the Office are complete and accurate,
Attitude of efficiency that helps deleverage staff and improve workflows,
Questioning mindset that looks to learn and improve on the way things have been done,
Strong understanding of university policies and procedures around academic appointments, payroll, and human resources,
Inclusive leadership style that seeks input across the team and within other units,
Flexible work style to successfully shift between high-priority projects to support the Office and the University,
Clear, concise communication style that engages stakeholders in a professional manner
Required Education: Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field, OR an equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:
24-36 months of experience in payroll
Advanced excel skills with ability to build and manipulate spreadsheets
Ability to speak, read and write clear, concise English
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
Strong initiative to solve problems
Ability to interpret University policy and State rules/regulations
Advertised Physical Requirements:
Must be able to engage in repetitive motions including movements of the hands, wrists or fingers, and communicate effectively.
Program/Software Implementation Experience
System Testing Experience
18 hours of college level Accounting coursework
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Certification
Proficient navigating and maintaining databases in Financial Reporting, Human Resource, and Tax Management databases
Proficiency with federal and state payroll documents, including 941, W2, W2-C, and W3
Proficiency in writing queries within data systems
Supervision: 1-5 Staff
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 https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing.