Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Payroll Analyst

    Job Title
    Payroll Analyst
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    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Payroll Analyst. He/she will be responsible for assisting with processing accurate and timely payroll cycle and non-cycle transactions for the hospital. The incumbent will perform a variety of duties to ensure that time and attendance records are properly organized and maintained, and payroll data is properly input, processed and stored accordingly. This position coordinates and consults with the Payroll Manager, Lead, and with members of the Human Resources department to perform functions successfully. 

    The Payroll Analyst: 

    • Reviews and maintains incoming information received from the main Payroll department email box
    • Processes edits in the Kronos and Lawson, ensure all timecards are approved, and processes the cycle and non-cycle payroll transactions
    • Assists with preparation of annual W-2 wage statements and federal and state filings
    • Maintains and processes all court ordered employee garnishments, including responses and releases
    • Assists with bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly Federal and State tax payments and filings
    • Participates and contributes to Payroll department policy and process improvement initiatives, utilizing company and industry knowledge, as well as state and federal regulations
    • Provides customer support to employees and department managers to resolve and payroll related problems or inquiries
    • Reviews, processes and inputs employee elections, setup and maintain pay codes, retroactive pay adjustments, bonuses, uniform allowances, etc.; employee deduction refunds and other miscellaneous payroll transactions
    • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive
    Minimum Requirements: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
    • Minimum 5 years of experience processing payroll, preferably in a complex/multi-entity or healthcare environment
    • Recent Kronos system experience preferred
    • Recent Lawson and/or Workday experience preferred.

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan.)

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

    Required Skills

    Strong working knowledge of payroll and payroll best practices. Strong knowledge and understanding of federal and state payroll tax regulations. High mathematical aptitude.

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