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Changing health care
to improve quality of
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Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.

Payroll Assistant

Charlestown, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health - Non Executive Category: Payroll Job ID: JR44905 Date posted: 02/28/2024
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Assists in preparing and processing weekly payroll for approximately 10,000 employees across multiple business units. The Medical Center utilizes an automated payroll system as well as an automated time and attendance system. The payroll assistant works in both of these environments and must have the ability to adapt quickly to system changes and upgrades.

Job Description:

Audits weekly timesheets for accuracy and compliance with Medical Center policy and procedures, contacts preparers or approvers as appropriate to resolve discrepancies. Works with web based payroll system (PeopleSoft) and time and attendance system (mytime) to produce accurate and timely payroll. Runs reports from the automated time and attendance system (mytime). Works with excel output reports, interprets data and takes action as necessary. Works with payroll reports to calculate and process retroactive salary changes and to pay out appropriate earned time to terminated employees. Prepares special checks upon request. Places stop payments and prepares replacement checks. Folds, stuffs, sorts and distributes checks. Keeps accurate record of employee maintenance records including earnings, deductions and benefits. Resolves employee payroll problems.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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