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Payroll Associate

Company: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Payroll Associate will prepare and process complex payroll transactions and related documents, answer standard payroll questions, and provide payroll customer service to agency employees by applying policies, rules and regulations issued by the Office of the State Comptroller, the Department of Civil Service and the Division of the Budget. Will process payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, job title and department/division transfers, or other information as needed; Provide payroll information to supervisors, customers and other approved persons; Determine payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments and other such liabilities as necessary; Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed; Provide internal and external customer service to agency employee; Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information and implementing changes; Participate in continuous process improvement efforts to support current and future systems enhancements; Prepare payroll reports by compiling summaries of information such as earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability and nontaxable wages; Maintain the confidentiality of payroll records, Adhere to all New York State regulatory requirements and SUNY policies and procedures Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree and three (3) years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience; excellent written/oral communication skills required. Computer skills and keyboarding are necessary. Preferred Qualifications: Work Days: M - F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Message to Applicants: Recruitment Office: Human Resources Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Keywords: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse , Payroll Associate, Human Resources , Syracuse, New York

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