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Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002

Company Description:
Hampshire College is an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Founded in 1965, Hampshire College offers approximately 1400 full-time students a full range of liberal arts programs through an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based curriculum. The College is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts and contributes to the rich cultural environments of the college towns of Amherst, South Hadley and Northampton.
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience AMHERST MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeAccounting/Finance/Auditing
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Required
Preference: Required
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a payroll manager.

Under the direction of the assistant controller, the payroll manager leads the preparation, processing, maintenance, and reconciliation of the College payroll function and servicing. Duties include payroll operations and compliance, quarterly and annual state and federal tax filings according to scheduled deadlines, preparing, processing, insuring accuracy, and timely distribution of W-2 forms, and assisting with the preparation for annual audits, 1042-S reports and ACA reporting requirement. The manager will also be expected to manage, update and upgrade the payroll internet site and webpages. The payroll manager serves as the primary liaison and interface with employees, students, and vendors on payroll matters. They will recommend policies and procedures (in coordination with other College departments, as appropriate) to achieve continual improvement, efficiency, and effectiveness of assigned functions and services. This position provides supervision, mentoring, training, and development for the payroll coordinator.

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of payroll processing education or related experience is required. The ideal candidate should be computer proficient (Microsoft Word, Excel, and web-based software), have excellent verbal and written communication, customer service and organizational skills, and be able to manage multiple priorities. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are a must. This position will be required to maintain compliance with federal, state and local laws for payroll, retirement, and benefits administration . The successful candidate should be able to prepare project plans with steps and timelines to ensure projects are seen to completion within set timeframe; track daily tasks and delegate when appropriate to payroll coordinator; and ensure deadlines are met or completed ahead of commitments. Candidate must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Previous supervisory experience is required. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

This full time, benefited position holds a grade 7 in the Hampshire College staff salary grading schedule. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.

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