Payroll Officer

» Payroll Officer
Human Resources
in Tampa
, FL
Reference: 19-02333

Job Duties:

  • Directs all payroll accounting functions, including routine payroll processing, reporting and coordination with internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversees payroll system modifications and updates
  • Analyzes applicable federal and state laws to ensure compliance
  • Coordinates payroll tax activities, payment of tax liabilities utilizing Internal Revenue EFTP file transfer software, issues employee W-2 Statements
  • Ensure compliance with Federal and State filing requirements
  • Preparation and filing of Quarterly Federal Tax Return (941), 941C, and Department of Labor Unemployment Quarterly reports
  • Resolves tax agency notices
  • Responsible for the calculation of the 401(a) and 403(b) Qualified Retirement Plan, Retirement Incentive Program, Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP), and terminal pay calculations per college policy
  • Responsible for Self-Funded healthcare vendor payments
  • Analyzes payroll related accounts and is responsible for the reconciliation and accuracy of the college’s payroll related general ledger accounts
  • Serves as liaison between HR and Information technology
  • Coordinates and maintains financial accounting system for payroll related items
  • Participates in the preparation of the annual financial report
  • Ensures the accuracy of payroll processing schedules and summaries required for submission in accordance with GASB and state regulations
  • Responsible for partnering with regulatory agencies in researching emerging laws and regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding procedures
  • Answers staff and faculty payroll questions in a timely manner

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The position requires at least a Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years of prior-related work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPP/FPC certification preferred
  • Ability to create procedures and system requirements
  • Expert user of Microsoft office products and spreadsheets