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University of Utah Health Payroll Reporter - HMHI in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for the payroll reporting and scheduling of assigned employees within the organization. The incumbents will follow the organization's payroll practices, as well as federal and state laws regarding timekeeping. This position is not responsible for providing direct patient care.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.


  • Works with confidential and sensitive information including but not limited to, team member data and organizational data related to timekeeping.

  • Supports staff and managers on appropriate use of scheduler, time clocks, daily roster documentation, written employee exceptions submissions, e-mail exception format, and Kronos approval and sign off.

  • Reconciles and edits daily schedule changes and time card data entry for the payroll of multiple departments and prepares time cards for final payroll close.

  • Collects and validates time card exception documentation, including missed punches. Notifies managers and employees of discrepancies in exception submission as needed.

  • Enters Kronos data and pay codes.

  • Maintains active communication with the Payroll office and Human Resources to resolve any pay issues.

  • Identifies and reports non-compliance with pay and scheduling practices and policies to appropriate persons including leadership, Payroll, and Human Resources.

  • Serves as a liaison to Human Resources between employees and managers regarding active leave cases (FMLA, Military, and Paid Administrative Leave) and application of pay codes.

  • Prepares time card approval reports, retroactive pay reports, and schedule reports for managers.

  • Participates in departments internal audits to ensure the proper utilization of the system is in place.

  • Researches and resolves payroll discrepancies including underpayments, overpayments, and payment with incorrect code or account.

  • Prepares retroactive payments and ESL/PTO adjustments for processing at the main payroll level. Coordinates with the supervisor and manager to verify appropriate signature and sends on for final processing with main Campus Payroll.

  • Processes Additional Compensation requests and obtains necessary signatures for processing at the main payroll level.

  • Reviews and reconciles weekly account charges.

  • May handle special projects and creates special reports as needed.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization in a professional and collaborative manner.

  • Knowledge of Kronos timekeeping, scheduling, and reporting.

  • Advanced proficiency with worksheets and data analysis.

  • Knowledge of basic accounting and financial principles.

  • Ability to work with more than one computer screen.


Qualifications Required

  • Associate's degree, or equivalency.

  • One year of experience in Kronos Scheduling and Payroll, or equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Experience in a hospital or clinical setting.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Listening, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

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EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 55544

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 0800 - 1630

Location Name Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI)

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Accounting/Finance