Payroll Benefits Analyst - Accounting & Fiscal Services
Department: Fiscal Rprts Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration and five (5) years progressively responsible related general accounting experience. Work is performed in areas of payroll, reconciliations, benefits, detailed reporting, and data analysis. Strong Excel skills preferred.
Works under general supervision to perform complex professional payroll/benefits accounting work, which requires considerable experience and involves establishing and maintaining controls and records of materials and financial transactions. Work requires analytical, results driven and process improvement skills.
1. Prepare comprehensive payroll and benefit related reports.
2. Reconcile benefit expense/reimbursement related general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
3. Document and recommend problem resolution as it relates to benefits payments.
4. Communicate with employees, department administrators and/or department leaders on action items relating to reconciling items.
5. Ensure policies and procedures comply with applicable regulations, including FLSA laws, State Labor Codes and tax regulations.
6. Ensure payroll liabilities are met and processed accurately and timely on a Monthly Basis.
7. Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
8. Continuously identify strategies to streamline and improve the benefit liability process.
9. Calculate deductions for group health, life, and disability insurance premiums and communicate to employees and payroll staff.
10. May prepare premium reports and communicate with insurance carriers and other program vendors.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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