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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Human Capital

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr Payroll Specialist - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 11/17/2018

Here, you'll help attract, lead, support and reward our most valuable asset: our high caliber people. Here, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Be prepared to move quickly, to engage proactively, and to think strategically. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Sr. Payroll Operations Specialist is responsible for payroll payments to employees, general deduction management and coordination of effort with other HC departments, vendors and business units to ensure accurate and timely results.  The Sr. Payroll Operations Specialist will act as an SME for the department and will mentor and train others as needed.

 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Identify new processes or changes to existing payroll business processes
  • Responsible for accurate and timely payroll entries, including STD payments, termination pay, relocation and other payline adjustments
  • Act as an SME for payroll-related questions and issues
  • Manage Tier 2 cases and assignment of case volume to rest of team, adding resolution notes as needed. Communicate SLA guidelines to managers and employees as well as track trends to prevent future issues
  • Manage the Robotics process for direct deposit returns
  • Conduct user acceptance testing for new functionality and defect fixes within GSS
  • Run audits and resolve all issues for the bi-weekly payroll run while partnering with the Payroll Systems team
  • Coordinate and send upload files to Payroll Systems team for bi-weekly payroll
  • Create off-cycle payments to employees as a result of HRHD cases, termination pay, reductions in force, etc. and adhere to state regulations and company policy
  • Responsible for creating HRHD cases from emails sent to the Corporate Payroll Services box
  • Work with outside vendors to load accurate data for relocation, disability payments and other taxable earnings and deductions; troubleshoot any issues that arise
  • Research outstanding checks for the escheat process
  • Manage general deductions for employees, including financial fitness, garnishment refunds, benefit deductions / refunds
  • Create and document new processes as needed for mergers and acquisitions
  • Research errors, determine root cause and make recommendations for on-going process improvements
  • Use knowledge and judgment to troubleshoot issues and problems
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees
  • Collaborate with Benefits, Wealth, Compensation, TAM and HR communities in the support of payroll changes
  • Maintain effective relationships with key internal and external customers and vendors
  • Mentor and train Payroll Operations Specialists
  • Other projects as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience  
  • 3+ years of functional payroll experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks with hard deadlines simultaneously Excellent verbal and written communication skills Project documentation discipline Strong analytical, problem solving skills, including query skills Knowledge of internal systematic controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley requirements Strong understanding of how to build efficient payroll processes FPC or CPP certification PeopleSoft HRMS version 9.1 and higher, North American Payroll, Core HR and Time & Labor

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     

 

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   

    

  

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