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Director Business Operations - Payroll

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023
  • R-0000016381
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Management-Business Operations
  • Business Operations
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

The Payroll Director plays a significant role in ensuring the maximum value of the Financial MUSC Workday solution. Specifically, the primary objective for this role is provide senior leadership and strategic thinking that connect MUSC core values with employee experience.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC001105 SYS - Corp MUSC Workday Project

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Job Description

The Payroll Director is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

Cultivate an inclusive, high-performing team that maximizes team member contribution

Coach and develop the Payroll Analyst on continuous improvement methodologies and practices

Define success metrics for Payroll to measure success and identify opportunities for improvement

Maintain a strong working knowledge of market trends, industry-leading techniques that support innovation and improvement within Payroll

Oversee collaboration with internal resources and third-party vendors on integrations related to Payroll functioning

Work closely with Human Resources and other departments as needed to understand and support payroll requirements and needs in Workday

Work with other functional and technical resources to ensure that payroll standards and established processes are adhered to throughout the year

Recommend best practices and provide sound solutions to support payroll related business processes

Assists Payroll Analyst in communicating technical and payroll-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical teams

Liaise with senior leadership to provide strategic input and recommendations for growth, innovation, and overall improvement with the Payroll module

Present expert level knowledge of Payroll system and processing and work diligently to overcome foreseeable challenges, staying up to date on any system updates and changes

Demonstrate strong understanding of Payroll and data privacy standards

Additional Job Description

Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work Experience: 9 years progressive work experience and 4 years management experience

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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