Henniker, New Hampshire

Position Purpose:

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing and maintaining all payroll for the College. Provides information and assistance to all College employees, maintains all state tax filings, and generates weekly journal entries to record payroll and tax expenses.


Responsible for coordination and execution of payroll activities, maintaining scheduled payroll cycles, and overseeing the implementation of changes to the payroll system

Responsible for all payroll tax activities, including compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and overseeing the filing of local, state, and federal payroll tax returns by Heartland.

Maintain timekeeping and payroll processing including, time and attendance, and file maintenance;

Month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting, report production, and ensuring compliance with all applicable state and federal laws;

Process employee hires, changes, promotions, and separations into payroll system;

Accurate 403(b) deduction processing through payroll and accurate payments to TIAA, including employer contribution calculations;

Develops payroll, and human resource reports as necessary;

Assist in 4030b) audit preparation working closely with AVP of Finance and Administration and the CFO.

Required Qualifications:


Associates degree required


1 year office or business experience helpful

Skills and Knowledge

Excellent communication skills;

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Products;

Ability to multitask.

Preferred Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree preferred. 2-3 Years payroll processing experience preferred.

Henniker, New Hampshire

The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is a national nonprofit network of higher education and affiliated employers, committed to institutional collaboration, creating diverse workplaces, and assisting dual career couples. Searching for a job in higher ed? Our job board hosts over 30,000 faculty and staff jobs at workplaces that value diversity, equity, and inclusion. Set up your job seeker account today at: http://www.hercjobs.org For our member institutions, we offer recruitment and retention resources, vibrant regional networks, and a new online community of practice, HERConnect. All of our resources can help you advance inclusive excellence at your institution.

Similar jobs