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Accounting Assistant 3 - Payroll

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job DescriptionThe University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Accounting Assistant 3 for the Payroll Office. This position reviews employee Workday records against NSHE salary schedules to ensure that name, employee ID number, social security number and annualized salary are correct; processes reports to ensure proper taxes, retirement, Medicare calculations/deductions, and payroll liability deductions are accurate.The Accounting Assistant 3 will troubleshoot payroll related problems, correct any miscalculations, and act as front-line support to employee group regarding payroll.Other duties include monitoring banking details and authorization of on demand payments, correct over-payments and sending out liability reports to various agencies.Required QualificationsThis position requires graduation from high school or equivalent education and three (3) years of progressively responsible clerical accounting experience which included duties such as responsibility for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and/or other accounting data; setting up computer spreadsheets to record, track organize and report data; researching and interpreting financial to data prepare reports and respond to budget and accounts related inquiries; and reconciling accounts; OR one (1) year of experience as an Accounting Assistant II in Nevada State service which included clerical accounting duties as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.ScheduleThe typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.Compensation GradeGrade 27 (Entry, Step 01 $17.80/hr.)In classified service, salary is in Grade and Step. The Step is determined based on the Nevada Administrative Code. Salary placement above a Step 01 at initial appointment is determined based on the recruitment, the candidate's qualifications, internal equity and budgets. A request to accelerate salary must be approved by Human Resources and abide by the Nevada Administrative Code.To view the classified compensation schedules, please visit: . Select Salary schedule, PP01.For more information, visit the The Perks of PERS!Employees are enrolled in The Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) upon hire."I'm so thankful that I followed the path that lead me to a PERS retirement. I was able to retire at age 60 with a paycheck close to my full salary. I watched the solid performance of PERS funds for 25 years. Even in times of a poor economy, PERS kept it together! I'm completely secure and confident that my retirement will always be there for me." - Robin F.

  • Rich retirement plan - Perks of Working at UNR!
    • Health insurance options including dental and vision -
    • Life insurance, generous annual and sick leave -
    • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.
    • Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders
    • supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
    • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate.
    • Staff Employees' Council (SEC) represents all Classified employees. SEC holds monthly meetings to provide a forum for employees to participate. Grants-in-aid for Classified EmployeesThe University encourages employees to pursue training and educational opportunities available to them through the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions. Tuition is paid in full when Classified employees enroll in a course that can apply toward the completion of a degree or is job-related. Classified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramThe University offers this program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of Classified employees (working at least 50%). The Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program may be used for undergraduate and graduate state-supported courses. ExemptNoFull-Time Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at .Attach the following attachment(s) to your application Resume/CV - (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.Cover Letter - (optional)Contact Information for Three Supervisory References - (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.Transcripts - (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.Veteran Interview Consideration - (optional) - To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc).This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close DateNote to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno

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