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Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Under general supervision, the Payroll Analyst uses critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills to research, analyze and develop solutions to a wide range of complex campus payroll and general ledger questions, issues, and concerns. Researches and troubleshoots business processes and system issues and demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining resolution within tight deadlines.

Uses critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills to administer the campus wide work authorization program and processes required by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Reviews and analyzes all documents submitted by employees to support their citizenship status and makes decisions on the acceptability and validity of the documents in accordance with guidelines set forth by USCIS. Timing is essential and the Analyst must work closely with campus departments to track and ensure employees complete work authorization documentation by strict deadlines. Consequences of error or non-compliance could result in civil fines and/or criminal penalties and/or debarment from government contracts.


Minimum Requirements

-In depth knowledge of payroll practices and concepts for large and complex institution in Higher Education serving a variety of unique employee pay groups.
-In depth knowledge of payroll policies and regulations related to work authorization, leaves of absences, termination, retirement, compensation, taxes, deductions, and other areas of payroll processing.
-Strong and effective customer service skills and experience in dealing with a wide variety of clientele.
- Ability to work independently, pay close attention to detail, meet deadlines, and set priorities in a fast paced environment with changing priorities.
-Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple task assignments while maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines.
-Demonstrated ability to analyze, research, and synthesize data from disparate sources with strong attention to detail
-Strong judgement and decision making skills.
-Thorough knowledge of common Payroll Management systems
-Thorough understanding of data dependencies and downstream impact of system, policy, benefits, and labor changes
-Thorough knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems.
-Understanding of financial processes, policies and procedures
-Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey information in a clear and concise manner
- Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality
-Work history demonstrating strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Desirable Requirements

-Knowledge of University of California policies and procedures.
-Experience with UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources system (UCPath)
-Experience with ServiceNow case management system
-Experience with the various campus systems: Kronos and Data Warehouse.

Special Conditions of Employment

Satisfactory criminal history background check

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