Payroll Specialist, Nursing Operations

Job Description

Payroll Specialist, Nursing Operations, First Shift

The payroll specialist position responsibilities is to process accurately and timely the payroll for all UC Health payroll entities in accordance with UC Health policies and procedures.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at


Job Responsibilities:
  • Create and balance time record batches
  • Gross to net payroll calculation for bi-weekly payrolls with a high volume of employees. Process payroll via automated payroll system. Able to calculate gross to net payments manually when needed.
  • Review and process payroll adjustments
  • Audit associate local tax withholdings to ensure compliance with local tax regulations
  • Maintain associate payroll tax withholding changes and obtain proper documentation for withholdings as needed
  • Print checks
  • Transmit positive pay file
  • Audit and process garnishment interim reports
  • Process time records within API Healthcare Solutions time and attendance system (API) in accordance with UC Health polices and departmental
  • Assist managers and associates with questions regarding API
  • Audit and validate time records
  • Monitor daily download information. Troubleshoot and correct issues with downloads.
  • Act as a resource to others in the area of payroll processing. Assist supervisors and associates in the resolution of payroll issues.


Education & Experience:
  • High school diploma required; Associates degree and/or courses in payroll/accounting preferred.
  • 1-2 years of payroll processing experience required.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel; experience in Crystal Reports and/or Lawson Accounting Software are preferred, but not required.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of professionalism and solid ability in delivering high quality customer service and establishing/maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships.
  • Team player with a proactive, positive attitude and a strong sense of self-motivation, accountability, and responsibility.
  • High degree of integrity while working with confidential information discreetly and appropriately.