Sanford Health Payroll Specialist - Payroll in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Payroll Specialist | Payroll | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : PAYROLL

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Payroll Specialist applies Payroll and Time and Attendance expertise to problem solving and optimizing software solutions, with minimal supervision. Must possess extensive knowledge in the use and support of payroll and timekeeping systems. Researches, analyzes and makes recommendations for payroll processing workflow improvements. Assists in maintaining accurate and complete system-related master files. Creates reports and queries to support organizational objectives, and support leadership in decision making. Activities and services include testing, and validating new upgrades and systems, as well as, implementing new sites to existing systems. Provides ongoing system support to internal teams, as well as, affiliated sites.


Utilizes project management principles to assist in achieving stated outcomes. Keeps Director advised of outstanding issues and support needs. Makes recommendations related to payroll and timekeeping system support, use, and implementation. Ensures projects are completed accurately and within established timelines. Accountable for adherence to established project deadlines.Responsible for coordinating change management, communication and training activities as related to pay practice, timekeeping and payroll related topics. Regularly collaborates with Enterprise Payroll Directors to determine needs for communication and training. Creates and/or proofs all publicly available content, to include email, eLearning curriculum, forms, website postings, policies, etc. Maintains public and private SharePoint sites. Collaborates with marketing on internal communications.Ideal candidates possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Analytical thinker with excellent mathematical skills and extensive knowledge of payroll related practices, concepts, regulatory and legal requirements. Logical thinking and the ability to acquire an intricate knowledge of the system software and hardware. A positive attitude and support skills are expected. Assists Directors of Payroll with special projects as assigned. Assumes additional responsibilities for the department when others are absent. Flexibility, creativity and a willingness to implement new ideas. Accepting of change. Outstanding professionalism, poise and tact.



Certification with the American Payroll Association is preferred. Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Human Resources

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req20617