Director, Corporate Payroll

  • R-0000002508
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Management-Business Operations
  • Business Operations
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

The Director for Corporate Payroll Services plans and directs MUHA’s Corporate Payroll operations and reporting. The Director reports to the Controller for MUHA Charleston and, under limited supervision, is responsible for the overall quality, integrity and control of MUHA’s highly complex Payroll systems; leads the accurate and timely issuance of employee payments and the related interim and annual reporting; leads related internal, external and ad hoc reporting; leads the related accounting and fiscal year-end external audit; team management.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC002334 MUHA | SYS - MUSC Strategic Ventures

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Directs one or more major functional areas of a department, a department, or a business unit. Manages two or more professional and support staff including subordinate managers. More discretion and greater financial authority than lower management levels. Directs the analysis, planning, implementation, and expenditures and budget tracking of major operational projects or initiatives. Provides recommendations to the leaders throughout the organization. Leads in developing strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations. Collaborates with department/business unit leadership to support the budget process and meeting key operational goals. Collaborates with leaders to establish operating procedures, enhance clinical and non-clinical workflows, increase productivity, and improve overall quality outcomes and operational efficiencies within a variety of delivery settings. Establishes department policies and procedures. This role will serve as the primary liaison for the department. Manages and influences relationships with senior management team, administrators, functional area managers and staff to achieve best in practice performance and business results.

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Minimum: Master's degree in Accounting or Business and 5 years related professional work experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or a related field and 7 years related work experience directing a professional accounting, auditing or finance department. A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint – MS Access and Adobe Acrobat are a plus.

Preferred: Master's degree in Accounting or Business and 5 years related professional work experience in a large academic hospital/healthcare system; CPA, CPP, CMA or CHFP.
Strong leadership, communication and presentation skills; ability to work independently, rely upon his/her discretion and make decisions independently; work effectively and lead a team to produce results and meet deadlines in a fast paced and highly complex environment; plan, analyze, organize and multi-task large volumes of work and projects; professionally interact and collaborate with all levels of internal and external customers; lead and direct multiple teams.

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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