Primary Role

Completes payroll calculations and processing in support of paycheck preparation. Calculates and files all payroll tax deposits. Assists the Accounts Payable Specialist.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares all college payrolls, payroll deposits, and tax payments. Reviews timecards for accuracy in regards to Juniata policy.
  • Receive and process tax paperwork submitted by employees.
  • Creates corresponding journal entries for benefits, taxes and other payroll related items.
  • Respond to employees' requests for payroll information and their questions regarding Kronos service.
  • Assist Accounts Payable Specialist in creating vouchers for payment.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Supervision Required/Given

Works independently within established policies and procedures. Must work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups. Supervises student assistants.

Position Qualifications

  • Knowledge and capabilities normally acquired through a high school diploma plus additional schooling in the accounting/bookkeeping field. (Certification to Associate’s Degree).
  • Three years bookkeeping/accounting experience sufficient to demonstrate knowledge and capabilities in: completing local, state, and federal payroll tax calculations, fringe benefit computations, software applications used in payroll and accounting transactions. Experience with Kronos and desktop software applications preferred.
  • Customer service and communication skills are necessary.