University of Pennsylvania Payroll Coordinator, GSE in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Posted Job Title
Payroll Coordinator, GSE
Job Profile Title
Financial Administrative Coordinator
Job Description Summary
As part of the Penn GSE Human Resources team, the payroll coordinator is primarily responsible for processing payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees, including staff, faculty, temps, student workers, etc.
Responsible for payroll functions for the entire Graduate School of Education. The incumbent will be also responsible for assisting with recruitment duties such as posting job requisitions, coordinating with hiring officers, and onboarding. Occasionally, this individual will assist with visa processing, organizing temporary staff hire requests through the temp agency, and processing POs/invoices accordingly.
The payroll coordinator serves as one of the main points of contact for employees regarding payroll policies and benefits. This position will also assist with a variety of GSE HR events and activities by providing event coordination (i.e. registration, follow up, room reservations, catering) and onboarding new hires.
A high school diploma and 5-7 years of experience is required or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Must demonstrate high attention to detail and accuracy in processing.
Have experience working with sensitive and confidential information.
Must have strong customer service skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience executing administrative duties successfully
General knowledge of FLSA (wage and labor laws) strongly preferred
Experience coordinating events
Previous payroll processing experience
Experience with Workday
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Graduate School of Education
$20.00 - $36.00
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
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