Durham, NC

Job status
Full time
Paid Tuition Reimbursement, Paid holidays, Paid vacation, 401K / Retirement plan, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance
Job description

Summary: Lead the administration of the SAP Payroll and Human Capital Management system, and the Time & Attendance system. 



  • Supervise and coordinate the systemic activities involved in executing, balancing, posting, and completing the biweekly and monthly payments. 


  • Direct and supervise a team through the tasks necessary to create payments in a timely and accurate fashion, and to administer the Time and Attendance systems.


  • Manage operational activities involved in balancing master data changes in the payroll system. Execute edit reports, and monitor corrections as necessary. Process file loads for deductions and payments, generating interfaces to other systems.


  • Manage the operations related to changes necessary for correct Time and Attendance data in employee records, including system access updates.


  • Maintain communication with the Administrative Systems Management team and other corporate entities to ensure appropriate functionality of systems, and to address any unexpected issues.


  • Perform detailed analysis of issues resulting from payroll processes, time and attendance processes, and the creation of third party remittance files. 


  • Manage interfaces with financial management, departmental business managers, data processing systems management, and service area management. 


  • Plan and conduct meetings with team members to ensure compliance with established practices, to implement new policies, and to keep employees aware of current changes and standards.


  • Develop recommendations and provide specific guidance for system changes including managing workflow, system design and support, and associated customer service.


  • Conduct thorough testing relating to applicable system implementations, updates, and necessary changes. Develop and maintain associated documentation.


  • Manage various personnel actions including hiring, performance appraisals, promotion opportunities, and progressive discipline. Manage the training of new team members.


  • Manage interaction with other departments regarding policies and procedures.


  • Provide training and support to external departmental Payroll Representatives.


  • Stay current on applicable federal and state payroll laws regulations to help ensure compliance.


  • Develop and recommend processing policies and procedures and long range objectives.


  • Provide support to senior leadership as requested for special projects, including implementation of policy changes, system changes, data mining, etc.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


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Education requirements
Work generally requires a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field.
Experience requirements
Work requires four years of progressive experience in a financial services field. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
SAP HCM Payroll
Payroll Administration
SAP Payroll Processing
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and email applications.
Strong organizational skills.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a high-pressure environment.