Employment Opportunities

Staff Accountant, Payroll
Business Office
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


The Business Office is seeking a staff accountant to provide support to the Payroll Office in the day to day operations of the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Audit and reconcile all Payroll deduction accounts – balance sub ledger to general ledger.

  • Assist with salaried, bi-weekly and student payroll.

  • Process w-4 forms and any additional federal/state forms.

  • Assist with yearly reports (and the year-end, salary accrual, 941 report, etc.).

  • Responsible for records, and financial reports and the performance of general bookkeeping.

  • Detailed oriented with excellent ability to analyze data

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, work effectively in a team environment a

  • Good at working independently, thinking critically and proffering quality ideas to improving organization’s processes

  • Prepare Journal entries

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Qualified candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Able to work well with others in a fast- paced environment

  • Possess excellent customer service and organization skills

  • Pay close attention to details


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, and/or Finance
  • Minimum of one year experience in Accounts Receivable
  • Knowledge of basic payroll functions

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email atHROffice@hamptonu.eduor fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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