Director of Payroll Services
Highland Heights, KY 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Posting Details

To create a Posting, first complete the information on this screen, then click the "Next" button or select the page in the left hand navigation menu. Proceed through all sections completing all necessary information. To submit the Posting to Human Resources, you must go to the "Posting Summary Page" by clicking on the "Next" button until you reach the Posting Summary Page or select Posting Summary Page from the left navigation menu. Once a summary page appears, hover your mouse over the orange Action button for a list of possible approval step options.

Position Information

Working Title Director of Payroll Services
Department HR - Payroll & Tax
Compensation Title
Position Number tbd
Position Status Regular
Work Schedule
Hours per Week 37.5
Months per Year 12
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.
Purpose of Position
Directs all aspects of payroll operations including timely and accurate delivery of payroll processes and procedures.

Manages the payroll team including hiring, assigning work, evaluating performance and providing opportunities for staff development and recognition.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Resolve payroll processing issues and respond to employee questions.

  • SAP process management including:
    • overall system functionality
    • updates to tax tables
    • time systems integration

  • Oversee and reconcile the processes for tax returns, W2's and 8233's

  • Plan testing strategies for payroll system modications and new software/hardware installations including SAP processes, updates to tables, taxes, changes to configuration regarding payroll, benefits testing, updates to system, time systems

  • Enhance payroll processing guidelines and create audits that will ensure university disbursements are appropriate

  • Communicate payroll department procedures and policy updates to payroll sta and serve as a liaison to the university community.

  • Provide direct supervision to payroll sta (i.e., hiring/ring, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time o, etc.).
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related payroll experience required.

Ideal candidate is a proactive self starter with great attention to detail.

Experience with SAP and higher education preferred.

Management experience preferred.

Flexible work schedule but requires an on campus presence
Minimum Education Acceptable Equivalency
Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience 5 years
Salary tbd
Pay Grade S75
Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2022S1613
Job Open Date 05/04/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Quick Link
Is this an internal only posting?


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields