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Position Title: Albany - Payroll Specialist
Employment is with the Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

Description of Duties:

The Payroll Specialist position supports the administration of Payroll college-wide under the Office of Human Resources for SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Duties will include but are not limited to: analyzing and imputing data from payroll forms to the RF business system which includes, Oracle, Time Keeper, generate and compare payroll reports to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies, communicate with administrators and employees on all payroll related issues, provide customer service to all CNSE staff on payroll related transactions, review of time and attendance accruals by utilizing the hourly time reporting system, process time sheet calculations and shift differentials to insure payroll is processed accurately and all payments are documented accordingly, provide guidance to payroll clerk to batch a complete payroll with minimal to no errors, work with supervisor to implement more efficient processes for payroll processing. Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A high school diploma and minimum of three years recent professional experience in payroll; thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel; demonstrated customer service, problem resolution, and time management skills; ability to pay close attention to detail and maintain confidential information and demonstrated experience with computer based payroll systems. Applicants must address their ability to work with culturally diverse people. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency with Oracle software

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding
How To Apply

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, and letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application to:

Mr. Terry Kremer
Search for Payroll Specialist - Albany
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
257 Fuller Rd.
Albany, NY 12203

Download The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application*

*Please note: the Research Foundation for SUNY application requires a signature, thus in order to submit please complete the application, print and sign it. You may either scan a copy and upload the scanned document or fax a copy to 518-437-8846.

Posting No: NANO-R14-31
Budget Title: Clerical Specialist I
Grade: N.6

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