Financial Services Specialist I

Fairfax, VA
May 10, 2017
May 26, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Payroll Specialist/Jr. Payroll Specialist

The George Mason University Office of Human Resources and Payroll seeks a detail-oriented and organized team player to provide payroll support and processing as a Payroll Specialist. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: This position is part of a larger employee service team and is responsible for the full-range of payroll processing activities, to include: * Payroll editing; * Automated time processing; * Tax processing; * Adjustments; * Leave processing; * Employment verifications; * Audit; and * Customer service related to the payroll function.

Applicants should desire to work in a team environment, where priorities change rapidly and customer service is considered essential.

Required Qualifications: * Superior communication, organizational, prioritizing and customer service skills; * Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material; * Problem-solving and analytical skills, and mathematical ability; * Ability to build collaborative and mutually beneficial working relationships with people of different backgrounds; and * Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelors degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Certified Payroll Professional; * Experience with the Ellucian Banner system, or an equivalent in-house system is preferred; and * Experience working in a high-volume payroll office environment.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply online at for position number 02745z by May 24, 2017; complete the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with their contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-05-24

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