This position is responsible for processing bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll cycles. This includes balancing all earnings and deduction totals. Inspecting automated system output such as payroll registers and reports and determining and correcting out-of-balance conditions. Supervision is received from the Payroll Senior Accountant who reviews the work for attainment of objectives and adherence to policy; however, the employee is expected to exercise considerable initiative and judgement in planning and carrying out assignments. Works closely with all levels of the Salk community. Ensures confidentiality of information and sensitive documents by following operational procedures, exercising sound judgement and adhering to the confidentiality policy.
Associateâ™s degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must be willing to sign confidentiality agreement.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigationThis position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, handling, seeing, sitting, touching, feeling, reading and working inside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.