The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Closed

Payroll Associate

Hiring department Payroll Services
Monthly salary $3,166 - $3,666
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-09-08-01-9526
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to internal applicants only
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


The purpose of this position is the administration, reporting and accounting of the retirement programs offered by the University of Texas at Austin.

Essential Functions

Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of payroll deductions for the various retirement plans. This includes processing monthly updates to employee retirement deductions, monitoring and correcting monthly contribution change files, reviewing payroll exception reports and following up with Human Resource Services and employees to ensure updates are made prior to payroll runs. Provide customer support to employees, retirees, departments, Human Resource Services and various retirement providers related to the retirement programs offered by the university. Complete Teacher Retirement System of Texas reporting monthly, and process related monthly closeout vouchers. Process remittances of retirement contributions after payroll runs within established timeframes. Process monthly closeout entries, prepare submit reporting, and remit payments related to Unemployment Compensation Insurance and Workers Compensation Insurance. Create payroll adjustments, as necessary, to maintain accuracy of employee records. Perform various duties and assist with miscellaneous projects supporting the Payroll Services Retirement Team.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. One to two years of payroll experience. Demonstrated ability to work independently, accurately, with attention to detail and in adherence with deadlines. Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree or bachelor's degree. At least three years of professional administrative experience. Experience in payroll, benefits administration, accounting, and/or higher education. Experience performing complex administrative functions.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Overtime may be required during peak periods.

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