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Shared Services Payroll Manager

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$53,700 - $92,850

Position Information

Reporting to the HR Director of University Extension, the Shared Services Payroll Manager is responsible for meeting service level expectations in the operation of Citrus Shared Service Center. Provides leadership to the Citrus Shared Service team ensuring timely and accurate processing of monthly and bi-weekly payroll, and personnel transactions for UCR Partner Clients: University Extension, Vice Chancellor Student Affairs, University Library, Graduate Division and Palm Desert Center. The Shared Services Payroll Manager is responsive to the changing needs and priorities of Partner Clients, UCR, and UCPath, and is resourceful in creating solutions. Provides direction to staff using a variety of payroll related systems in processing employee job records, separations, transfers, promotions, compensation changes, salary cost transfers, changes in funding, time and attendance, retro pay, and creation of new employment records, including various tasks related to on-boarding. Provides on the job coaching, training, and development for staff, ensuring they are fully trained on systems and are provided the necessary tools to be successful. Interacts extensively with the central Payroll and Human resources departments, and other central offices at UCR. Ensures Partner Clients receive the highest level of customer service, while also meeting UCPath integration and processing requirements. Responsible for the development of payroll related standard operating procedures and data driven performance measurements. Identifies opportunities to continuously improve the effectiveness, accuracy, and delivery of payroll services. Develops appropriate reporting for analysis and monitoring, including payroll-related audits and financial reporting as required. Citrus Shared Services is open during normal business hours, however, provides on-boarding services as required by partner clients.

Minimum Requirements

Skill and ability to conduct detailed analyses and audits, and analyze/review ledgers/reports.
Skill and experience providing excellent client service in a multi-function environment. Ability to deliver high quality, professional, innovative, and responsive service; build collaborative relationships with diverse client groups; actively listen to and resolve client service issues with tact and diplomacy; remain proactive and positive when faced with difficult situations; contribute to the development of a welcoming and inviting service environment; and maintain confidentiality at all times.
Strong working knowledge of payroll function.
Skill and experience delivering timely and accurate payroll and administrative services. Ability to organize tasks according to departmental priorities; work in a fast paced environment at times with frequent interruptions; prioritize and complete multiple activities within established timeframes; and ask questions or seek clarification when unclear about expectations.
Proficiency in payroll systems, general office software applications, and payroll reporting software.
Skill and experience independently creating clear and concise written communication that is grammatically and punctually correct. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Skill and experience working with large complex online payroll systems; keeping accurate records with strict attention to detail; computing ratios, rates, and percentages; using business software applications to query data from systems and create forms, spreadsheets, and reports.
Ability to share knowledge with others; develop and maintain effective, professional, and collaborative working relationships with colleagues; and partner with others to solve problems, improve processes and achieve results that support the operations and goals of the Citrus Shared Service Center.
Skill and experience supporting continuous improvement initiatives. Ability to embrace new ideas; adapt and use alternate approaches to work; and support process improvement strategies in a continuing effort to optimize services.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to make appropriate job decisions by following established policies, procedures, and best practices.
Ability to server a diverse client base by promoting and sustaining a work culture that acknowledges and celebrates differences; understand and acknowledge different perspectives; and work to build a culture of mutual respect, fairness, and equity.

Preferred Qualifications

Supervisory skills and experience, and service orientation.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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