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This position provides a wide range of payroll, human resources and other services within the Dean’s Office. This includes processing payroll and HRMS entries.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage time and labor processes, ensure timesheets are submitted in HRMS and approved by supervisors, confirm hours worked transition correctly to paysheets from time and labor for biweekly staff and students.
Process any manual timesheets by verifying approval authorizations, auditing, coding, entering, emailing on problem timesheets, auditing report, making necessary changes and enter into HRMS.
Verify that sourcing and student task assignments are updated and completed.
Run exception reports and resolve exception instances.
Run bi-weekly and stipend paysheet notification/confirmation reports and review for accuracy and completeness, resolving issues as required.
Process manual check requests and payroll cost transfers as needed and communicate special paycheck distribution arrangements.
Enter new hire, non-employee, and stipend recipient appointments and ensure I-9 verification and submissions are completed on a timely basis (as applicable) for all faculty, staff and students.
Serve as a liaison to OISS.
Serve as a liaison to Student Financial Services Office, and coordinates all federal work student funds.
Enter annual stipend level updates for students and post-docs.
Enter data changes, additional pay items, academic year pay, transfers, terminations, and update personal information for all faculty, staff and students.
Enter all leave-related transactions in HRMS for faculty and staff.
Track utilization of accrued paid time off for staff to ensure appropriate transitions from paid to non-paid leave status for faculty and staff.
Provide professional and courteous customer service.
Assist with entering job postings in TAM as needed; work with the hiring manager to set up email, accounts and access paperwork.
Serve as a backup for staff time reporting approvals in the absence of the Director of Administration.
Assist in developing procedures and processing of onboarding new faculty and staff.
Process FMLA requests for all Olin staff.
Assist in coordinating professional development opportunities for staff, including tracking of attendance.
Assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures for student workers.
Communicate with faculty regarding all student workers, ensuring compliance with University and legal requirements.
Work with principal investigators to compile and submit grants, according to established guidelines, preparing and reviewing all agency forms for submission.
Enter grant budgeting documents online.
Work with the grants office to ensure that funds are set up in a timely manner, prepare any necessary project advances, no-cost extensions and ensure that funds are carried forward as appropriate.
Coordinate the transfer of PI grant files into WashU and to new institution or new departments.
Attend training sessions/seminars related to the grants.
General Office Duties:
Assist other Dean’s Office support staff by answering phones, greeting visitors, and customer service as needed.
Order office and coffee supplies and maintain inventory.
Perform projects and other duties as assigned.
Continually look for opportunities to improve workflow efficiency and accuracy of transactions. Facilitate process changes as mandated. Ensure consistency of HR and accounting practices and adherence to Olin Business School and University policies and procedures. Maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of policies and procedures, including the University’s statement of internal controls and federal, state, local and foreign national payroll rules and regulations.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Two years of experience in payroll, accounting, bookkeeping or business.
Excellent computer and organizational skills.
Knowledge of financial systems and Microsoft Office and Word.
Knowledge of university systems (AIS, HRMS).
Previous experience in a higher education environment.
College accounting (six credit hours) or commensurate work experience with a minimum of two years of accounting experience.
The hiring range for this position is $19.18 - $24.47 per hour.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Dean's Office at the Olin Business School. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.