Payroll Specialist at University of Oklahoma

Posted in Management 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Norman, Oklahoma

Job Description:

The Shared Business Services Center (SBSC) is seeking highly motivated individuals to join its team of specialists! 
The SBSC has core values focused on:

  • Excellent customer service

  • Effective communication

  • Efficient operations

  • Flexibility and innovation

  • Integrity and transparency

Payroll/HR Specialists are responsible for daily payroll and HR support within the Shared Business Services Center. This includes but is not limited to: processing appointment request forms, entering electronic personnel action forms (ePAFs), entering funding changes, submitting payroll related cost transfers, reviewing payroll extract/actual reports by deadlines, maintaining payroll worksheet by department, providing assistance to employees using the time system, running queries to ensure budget is available for payroll, submitting PreAuthorizations and supporting documentation, managing Taleo job listings, assisting with new hire paperwork, onboarding new employees, and providing payroll reports upon request. Payroll specialists are required to meet regular processing deadlines and will learn and become fluent in University policies related to payroll.

Required Education: Some College - Less than 1 Yr, OR an equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

  • 18-36 months experience in customer service, accounting or related field


  • Work experience to include data analysis and finance

  • Able to understand a chart of accounts and code entries to proper account

  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information

  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines

  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff

  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines

  • Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives

  • Aptitude for excellent customer service


  • N/A

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to reach, stand, engage in repetitive motions, grasp, feel, touch, communicate, see including color, depth perception or clarity, and hear including receiving detailed information orally or making fine discriminations in sound. 

Departmental Preferences:

  • University experience

  • Associate or bachelor degree

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit