Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The Payroll Director is responsible for all activities related to the overall administration of the university’s payroll department. He/She will create and facilitate a payroll service delivery model that promotes client service and industry best practice. The university payroll includes approximately 1,400 employees paid via a bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll schedule. This position reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Responsible for fiscal year-end accruals and adjustments to payroll and benefits-related accounts and fiscal year end system rolls.
Responsible for balancing salary expenses and payroll liabilities.
Serve as projects manager to coordinate year-end closing activity with HR, Finance and other departments throughout the university
Responsible for all third party payroll related systems including Kronos timekeeping and Windstar systems; maintain, update and monitor as needed.
Designs short-term and long-term strategies for continuous improvement in payroll operations and services. Participates as an integral member of the HR/Payroll technology teams in systems development, upgrades, employee self-service enhancements including on line total compensation, W-2 and 1042 wage statements, and NYS Wage Theft Prevention Act notices.
Works as a partner with HRIS to ensure that all compensation and payroll related activities, especially mass processes, are properly coordinated and executed. Share responsibility for the integrity of all employee related databases and records.
Liaison for all internal and external auditor requirements. Serves as an integral member of the HR leadership team.
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