• Brown University
  • $71,910.00 -106,120.00/year*
  • Providence , RI
  • Human Resources
  • Full-Time
  • 25 Broadway

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Job Description:
The Payroll Specialist is responsible for assisting with the day to day operations and responsibilities of the Brown University payroll team. The payroll specialist will provide high quality customer service to all members of the Brown Community, including faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students. In conjunction with the Payroll Manager and Assist Payroll Manager major functions of this position include but are not limited to the following: Assist with researching and resolving employee payment discrepancies, Assist with payroll processing and on demand check requests, assist with wage attachments, assist with workday update testing, assist with the yearly escheatment processing and assist with maintaining payroll reports. This position requires a strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and the ability to provide high quality customer service.
Job Qualifications:
+ Associates degree in a business or finance field.
+ Excellent math skills
+ Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills
+ The ability to handle a number of tasks simultaneously in an environment where regular interruptions are normal.
+ The ability to work independently, prioritizing and organizing the workload to meet constant deadlines.
+ Excellent customer relation and communication skills.
+ Ability to work within a team structure and cross train within the Payroll Office.
+ This position requires a strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the Finance Division.
Applicants please note: all offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Payroll Specialist
Office of the Controller
Grade 7
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Full time
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Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
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If you have any questions you may contact ...@brown.edu.
EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Founded in 1764, Brown is a leading institution for education, discovery, and global intellectual progress as well as one of the largest employers in Rhode Island. Working at Brown brings more than just a paycheck and generous benefits; it offers an opportunity to contribute to a greater good. Join us in supporting the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that defines higher education and enriches our community.
Additional Information:
Salaries for new hires at Brown usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range for the position grade. More information about our salary ranges can be found here.
Attachments are required for your job application at Brown. Please attach your resume, cover letter, letter(s) of reference or other application details for review as part of your application to Brown University.
Questions Submitting Your Application:
If you have questions about submitting your application, please contact ...@brown.edu.
Associated topics: benefit, benefit consultant, benefit specialist, bonus, compensation consultant, global compensation, incentive compensation analyst, insurance, payroll, payroll transformation

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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