Payroll Director

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
27 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 3859/I2616

Job Description

Directs the institution's payroll systems, including establishing payroll schedules. Ensures compliance of various statutes and governmental directives concerning taxes and employee and institutional records. Ensures timely production of employees' payroll checks. Maintains payroll audit records. Manages staff, makes hiring decisions, provides coaching, training and mentoring, manages performance and determines staffing needs.

Required Skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree and 7 or more years of experience in payroll operations, including knowledge of SAP and global payroll


  • Strong working knowledge of and experience with SAP HR and Payroll systems preferred; Windstar Tax Navigator preferred; and PC-based applications such as Microsoft Excel
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to take initiative, work independently, use creative problem-solving skills, and achieve results quickly
  • Experienced payroll professional with management/supervisory experience. Exposure to global payrolls and related compliance requirements is a plus
  • Demonstrated judgment in decision-making and excellent written and verbal communications skills, particularly in documentation of processes, issue resolution, and the development of test scenarios and related results
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work effectively to meet deadlines and customer expectations
  • Experience with business process improvement and change management a plus
  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred

NOTE: Applicants must submit a cover letter in order to be considered

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular