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UT Health Payroll Administrator II in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Payroll Administrator II

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 210002I7

Position Summary:

Provides support and processes payroll(s) ensuring accurate and timely payments to all employees.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for semi-monthly payrolls; including, but not limited to paysheet creation, Time and Labor Load, retroactive processing, running numerous audit queries, pay calculations, confirm, ACH and positive pay creation. Prints, sorts and distributes payroll checks for on and offcycle check runs.

  2. Investigates and resolves any discrepancies related to paychecks.

  3. Maintains and files all supporting documents in a timely manner.

  4. Processes offcycle checks as needed.

  5. Researches and responds to complex Payroll and Time and Labor inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

  6. Monitors, researches, and resolves inquiries from a shared Payroll email box and phone line.

  7. Creates and distributes Payroll reports as needed.

  8. Set up, processes and maintains Child Support Garnishments.

  9. Responsible for Direct Deposit reversals, process stop payments. Resolve Direct Deposits rejected from bank.

  10. Processes overpayment collections

  11. Assists with electronic payment inquires and setting up paycards as needed.

  12. Assists in reconciling Payroll accounts as needed.

  13. Provides assistance with Employee Self Service and Manager Self Service for Payroll Time and Labor.

  14. Assists with Disaster Recovery testing.

  15. Assists with Fiscal and Calendar Year End processes as needed.

  16. Presents New Hire Orientation to new employees onboarding.

  17. Assists with system update testing as needed.

  18. Back up for Office Supply and Travel purchases.

  19. Assists in special projects as assigned by management.

  20. Other duties as assigned


Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; detail oriented, and adheres to tight deadlines and the ability to work independently. FPC certification preferred.

Minimum Education:

Associate’s degree or equivalent experience in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience:

Two years of payroll experience required; experience with PeopleSoft 8.9 or greater and PeopleSoft Time and Labor, and experience with higher education or state payroll preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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