LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

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Assistant Director - Payroll

at LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Posted: 11/5/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3251

Job Description

LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) is seeking a collaborative, analytical and results-oriented leader to serve as the Assistant Director of Payroll. The Assistant Director is an integral member of the Accounting Services team, reporting to the Director of Accounting Services.

The Assistant Director is responsible for the oversight and direction of the universitys payroll function for over 3,000 employees. The incumbent is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and disbursement of payroll for all employees. The Assistant Director functions within an environment of confidentiality and integrity while driving performance and efficiency. The Assistant Director provides leadership and management for the payroll staff and supports continuous improvement and a drive for excellence. The incumbent partners with Human Resources in aligning and implementing a more efficient payroll processing system and ensuring data integrity. The Assistant Director develops operating procedures to ensure a timely and fluid payroll processing operation. The incumbent will maintain a current and adequate knowledge of federal and state payroll tax laws and U.S. tax treaties.

LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is among the nations most comprehensive academic health centers and Louisianas flagship health university. Through its Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Allied Health Professions, Graduate Studies and Public Health, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans educates the majority of Louisianas health professionals, as well as research scientists, faculty and health policy leaders. A powerful economic engine, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans generates thousands of jobs and has enormous economic impact.

Comprehensive benefits are available to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays per year; wellness benefits including a complimentary fitness center and an employee health primary care clinic; tuition exemption; and employee discounts.

LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans




Skill / Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree 
  • At least seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional-level payroll experience including at least three (3) years in a management capacity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related field
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
  • Certification and experience with PeopleSoft Financial and Human Resource applications





Important Notes

Apply online:, Candidates must include a letter of application, resume, and a list of potential references as a single file attachment. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 11, 2018.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications.