Job Description

Payroll Specialist
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Posting No: NANO – R13-50

Employment is with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the University at Albany.

Description of Duties:
The Payroll Specialist position supports the administration of Payroll college-wide under the Office of Human Resources for the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE). 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:

General understanding of recruiting in a technical industry: semiconductor, photovoltaic and biosciences and the types of positions and recruitment challenges/strategies in those fields as well as in research, development, education and commercialization.

Preferred Qualifications:
Proficiency with Oracle software

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding

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

Mr. Terry Kremer
Search for Payroll Specialist
257 Fuller Rd.
Albany, NY 12203

Closing date for receipt of applications: until position is filled

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

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The Research Foundation for The State University of New York
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Direct Employer
Address :
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12222
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Payroll Specialist