Payroll Accountant/HRIS Analyst

Colorado Mountain College   Glenwood Springs, CO   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on July 12, 2022
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Payroll Accountant/HRIS Analyst

Central Services Glenwood Springs 

Under the supervision of Senior Payroll Account, the Payroll Accountant/HRIS Data Analyst is responsible for college-wide payroll processing, applying generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, working with specialized records and reports. This position will focus on all functions of payroll including the full-time, part-time, adjunct faculty and work-study payrolls. The Payroll Accountant works with a high degree of independence, maintaining confidentiality at all times. This position assembles and analyzes data and transactions, completes payroll processing, related reports and payroll remittances. Responsibilities are completed accurately and in a timely manner, in compliance with Federal, State and College regulations, policies and procedures. This position is responsible for implementing, identifying best practices and processes and maintaining systems to support key human resources initiatives, for ensuring the integrity of employee demographic and employment data, and for maintaining all personnel, benefits and payroll information. View/download job description including hiring salary range: Payroll Accountant/HRIS Data Analyst Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards) Education and experience necessary to meet the rigors of the position. Examples may include a Bachelor’s Degree and three years related experience, or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position. Degree in a related field and experience in public employment and/or education preferred. Handling high volume payroll in a multi-location environment preferred. Colleague experience preferred. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Strong background use of technology including experience with standard Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel. Familiarity with HRIS software such as Colleague/Ellucian and Cornerstone helpful. Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines; perform accurate, detail-oriented calculations, utilize automated software, and prepare financial reports and spreadsheets. Willingness to learn, and ability to research and effectively analyze data. Proficient at balancing a strong focus on details with an understanding of larger college issues and impacts; works independently towards established goals and deadlines. Ability to: read, write, speak and understand English well; read and interpret regulations accurately. Ability to follow directions and complete tasks timely and accurately, and be able to accept supervisory input and constructive criticism. Ability to work in a high-paced environment and manage stress with work under pressure, while multitasking when meeting deadlines. Dedicated commitment to providing exceptional customer service, seeking opportunities for efficiencies, and dedicated to the mission of the College. Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.

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