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Payroll Technician **Updated**

Company: Montana State University, Inc
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

The Office of Human Resources projects pride and enthusiasm in support of the University's mission and strategic plan by providing leadership, guidance and administration of classification, recruitment, payroll, benefits and employee/labor relations in a professional and dedicated manner to the Montana State University Bozeman campus, Agricultural Experiment Stations and Extension Service.

The person in this position is an effective team member within the Office of Human Resources providing support and excellent customer service. Responsibilities include: assisting and responding to inquiries/requests regarding Payroll Services, maintenance of a variety of spreadsheets; and extensive use of a relational database ( Banner) as required.

Opportunities are available to learn all aspects of HR to motivated persons while serving as backup in other areas.

Duties and Responsibilities Under direct supervision, this position provides payroll processing support and excellent customer service and communication within and external to the Office of Human Resources.

The Personnel Associate II (Payroll) is responsible for administrative and customer service support to Human Resources and customers in an institutional Payroll Tech role as a point of contact for Payroll Services. This includes answering phone calls, advising constituents of payroll processing deadlines and performing procedures such as:

Processing garnishments, and other fees and deductions in accordance with governmental guidelines.

Reconciling leave balances and pay history.

Reviewing and applying Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAF) and data entering additional information in a timely manner.

Participating in training and providing payroll related training to a wide variety of people with various levels of understanding of the subject.

Processing payments for various third party vendors.

Actively participating as part of the team while performing other duties in support of the department's mission.

Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Demonstrated experience analyzing numbers in order to determine accurate transactions or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Demonstrated experience using computers and various software packages. Demonstrated customer service experience including effectively and diplomatically responding to a diverse clientele that may include handling difficult customer service situations.

Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Experience analyzing numerical data. Experience with human resources policies and procedures. Experience processing payroll.

The Successful Candidate Will

Accurately perform duties in an office environment with frequent interruptions

Efficiently complete work while meeting varied deadlines in a timely manner

Demonstrate excellent mathematical skills

Work effectively and efficiently in close cooperation with all staff in a team-oriented environment

Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Possess excellent researching and problem solving skills

Follow and explain policies and procedures

Manage difficult situations appropriately and professionally demonstrating excellent conflict resolution skills

Consistently exercise initiative and good judgment

Prioritize and organize workload

Exhibit a strong sense of self-motivation and self-management

Adapt to changing priorities

Maintain confidentiality of records and information

Share job duties with co-workers as needed

Represent the department to others in a professional and courteous manner

Have a strong customer service focus

Demonstrate attention to detail

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Keywords: Montana State University, Inc, Bozeman , Payroll Technician **Updated**, Other , Bozeman, Montana

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