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Payroll and Accounts Payable Specialist

Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for a broad range of general accounting and payroll tasks including, but not limited to, the timely, efficient, and accurate processing of weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly payrolls, employee payroll record and file maintenance, quality assurance audits, inputting accounts payable vouchers, generation of records for annual tax forms and filings, assisting with unclaimed property filings, research, and expense analysis.  Prepares employment verifications and maintains confidential payroll files.

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Associate’s degree in accounting or related field and two to three years experience in payroll. Experience in large payroll environment (500+ employees) and knowledge of tax laws as they apply to payroll preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Demonstrated proficiency in use of desktop software and spreadsheet applications required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Candidate should be detail oriented, with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, possess a strong customer service orientation, the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all campus constituencies, and the willingness to work as part of a team.  Able to handle highly sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.



Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to apply@hamilton.edu. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Posted 05/07/2014
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