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University of Washington HR/ PAYROLL FISCAL SPECIALIST 1 in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 219935


Posting Date: 03/17/2023

Closing Info: Closes On 03/30/2023

Salary: $3,343 - $4,455 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. (

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

At the University of Washington School of Social Work, we commit ourselves to promoting social and economic justice for poor and oppressed populations and enhancing the quality of life for all. We strive to maximize human welfare through education, research, and public service. We embrace our position of leadership in the field of social work and join in partnership with others in society committed to solving human problems in the twenty-first century.

The UW and the School of Social Work promote diversity and inclusivity among our staff, faculty and students; we seek applicants for this position who are committed to these principles and whose experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to fully engage with audiences from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

The School of Social Work (SSW) seeks a part time (75%) Human Resources/Payroll Fiscal Specialist to ensure the School’s 500+ employees of all ranks including faculty, staff, students, hourly appointments, and one-time payments are on-boarded and paid correctly.


  • Enter costing, in accordance with the UW payroll calendar, to ensure payroll is posted to correct budgets.

  • Monitor timesheet entries to ensure time and absence are recorded properly and timely, in accordance with UW polices and deadlines; work with employees and supervisors to resolve timesheet issues.

  • Support the H.R./Payroll team with hiring and on-boarding including creating and maintaining employee records, reviewing and processing I-9 information, and scheduling meetings and interviews.

  • Process special payments and correct over and underpayments.

  • Run and analyze workday reports related to payroll and time and absence functions.

  • Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Three years of fiscal record keeping experience or equivalent education/experience. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Proven ability to organize, multi-task, and prioritize competing priorities among financial, payroll, and time and absence duties in a deadline-driven environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to provide excellent and consistent customer service in a constantly changing environment.

  • Must be accurate and detail oriented.

  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to self-direct; and be an active member of a diverse, hardworking team.

  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Experience with DocuSign, Workday, MS Teams, Zoom.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.