This position reports to the Director, Payroll & Time/Attendance and should require only minimal oversight. Responsible for functional aspects of the organizational Payroll module(s) to ensure timely and accurate wage payments and labor reporting in accordance with both regulatory standards/laws and organizational policies and procedures. Manages payroll processing, payroll expenses and ensures taxes are paid correctly and on time. Maintains a controlled environment through the establishment of best practices and ensures continuous monitoring of the transactional data to prevent errors and omissions. Reconciles payroll tax liabilities and verifies Payroll transactional data to subsystems (GL, AP, etc.) Review and compute complex hours and wages calculations. Performs research and analysis to correct errors and root cause failures. Oversee maintenance and support of the Payroll systems as well as ensures processes are documented, and mandatory reporting requirements are met. Assure system optimization and data integration between multiple software applications. In concert with the Director of Payroll and Corporate Compliance, safeguard the systems against fraud and abuse. The successful candidate must possess knowledge of payroll systems, possess intermediate-to-advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word, AND have the ability to work independently and in a team environment. Possesses a solid understanding of federal and state wage and hour laws (e.g. Department of Labor or other wage and hour mandatory standards is compulsory). Support the Director of Payroll in establishing and enforcing accountability, cohesiveness and consistency in applying the policies and procedures across Harris Health.
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field.
Licenses & Certifications: Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) FEMA Cert IS-100.C - Introduction to the Incident Command Structures must pass within defined period after hire
Work Experience: Seven (7) years work experience in high volume payroll area, preparing employment tax return required Three (3) years System-wide time collection experience. Kronos a strong plus Preferred
Management Experience: Five (5) years management experience required
Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing/Correspondence, Writing/Reports
Other Requirements: Prior system conversion a plus. Knowledge of federal & state wage and hour laws ; A fluid knowledge of the laws and use of available resources Involuntary Wage Withholding Rules; Child Supports, Levies, Bankruptcies, Student Loans, and Wage Assignments Taxation; Knowledge of Employment Income Taxes Federal W-2's, 941's and unemployment returns Experience preparing formalized documentation required PeopleSoft experience a strong plus SharePoint experience a plus
Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment including multi-function printers, scanners, copiers, calculators.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.