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Verified Pay $59,000.00 - $92,300.00 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Riverside, California

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Payroll Analyst 3

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 30985152 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $59,007 - $103,398

Position Information

Under the general direction of the Payroll Coordination and Analysis Manager, the Payroll Analyst 3 is responsible for the coordination of payroll activities between employees, departments, shared services, and the UCPath Center. Confirmation of UCPath GL data, creation of multiple monthly payroll and cost transfer journal feeds. Coordination of payroll and GL issue resolution with the UCPath Center, analysis of payroll transactions for completeness. Completion of complex payroll expense transfers, preparation of manual journal corrections and documentation of UCPath system errors, establishment of complex payroll position funding, analysis of payroll funding discrepancies, cross-functional support of the Accounting and Payroll Coordination & Analysis unit. Respond to Shared Service Center inquiries on payroll and all payroll related matters. This role is critical in maintaining the support level to employees, campus departments, and the shared services center.

The full salary range for the Payroll Analyst 3 is $59,000.00 - $ 103,400.00 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $59,000.00 - $92,300.00 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's degree in Accounting or related field. Preferred


Experience Requirement 2 - 4 years of related experience. Required 3 Demonstrated experience with financial systems, UCPath system, UCR financial tools, Time and Attendance System Preferred A broad range of experience with a large, complex automated payroll system. Required 3-5 Payroll analysis and payroll process improvement Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement Must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI. Required Business necessitates vacations planned around important deadlines, such as payroll processing cycles. Required

Minimum Requirements

Strong mathematical skills.
Knowledge of internal controls and evaluating potential risk.
Ability to appropriately manage and prioritize tasks with overlapping deadlines.
Keen eye for detail to ensure correct coding of data and to discern data anomalies.
Problem solving, problem identification, reasoning skills and ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Strong judgment and decision-making skills; verbal, written and active listening communication skills. Uses strong interpersonal and service orientation skills in interactions with customers and colleagues. Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
Thorough knowledge of organizational processes, procedures, and possesses a strong understanding of organizational rules and regulations.
Successfully function as part of a team to accomplish a common goal.
Knowledge and skill preparing journal entries that are in compliance with GAAP, agency, and institutional requirements using an automated financial system.
Skill in maintaining confidentiality in all payroll matters.
Knowledge and skill reconciling complex balance sheet accounts and researching/resolving discrepancies.
Skill performing system's administrator responsibilities in a propriety system; and managing data and data set transfers between various systems.
Demonstrated advanced skills using personal computer including experience using Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); and querying and analyzing data utilizing PC based tools.
Thorough knowledge of all payroll processes, policies, and procedures; knowledge of organization-specific computer application programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of non-resident alien tax withholding requirements for payments to employees, contractors and students.

Skill preparing and delivering successful training workshops.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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