Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region’s top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.
Directs and manages the Payroll staff and departmental operations for Summa Health System. Manages, trains, coaches and mentors Payroll staff. Ensures staff is cross-trained, professional and demonstrates a commitment to their team and department goals. Implements new methods and practices to improve accuracy, ensure timely and accurate payment of wages to employees in accordance with Summa Health System policies, and improve customer service and efficiency. Develops policies and procedures for Payroll department payroll processes onand off-cycle. Ensures that both deduction and earnings codes are set up accurately for interface into the General Ledger. Prepares and processes all tax payments and reports accurately and timely on a biweekly monthly, quarterly and/or annual basis. Prepares and reports employee W2s by the IRS deadlines.
Formal Education Required:
-Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field
-Professional associations and certifications a plus
-College level tax course recommended
-College level database course and intermediate level Excel course is recommended
Experience and Training Required:
-Candidate must have very strong management, leadership, and analytical skills
-Five (5) years of strong Payroll experience with two to three (2-3) years + management experience withhigh volume, fast paced, technically superior Payroll organization
where the utilization of leading edge technology has enabled a value added approach to this administrative function
-Successful candidate should have a history of a strong work ethic and a strong sense of urgency and personal commitment
-Posses the ability to develop and implement systems and solutions to improve efficiency
Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
-Demonstrates excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, accountings, organizational and interpersonal skills
-Ability to work in a team environment by accepting and offering honest and constructive feedback, supporting team goals, and encouraging fellow team members
-Knowledge and experience in computerized ERP systems such as Lawson/Peoplesoft/Oracle, etc.
-Must understand payroll tax laws and what resources to use as guidance
-Must understand accounting to ensure accurate flow of Payroll transactions into the general ledger