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Payroll Director

Company: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


  • Department: Payroll Accounting

  • Schedule: Full-Time: 8-hour day shift, Monday-Friday

  • Location: Remote

    Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community
    As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.
    *Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.

    • Direct the strategic direction for the payroll function.

    • Oversee and direct the management of day-to-day operations in processing requests and transactions, resolving escalated requests.

    • Create and maintain a positive work environment. Ensure team members are equipped to perform their duties and provide opportunities for career development.

    • Set team priorities, organizational structure and hiring plans to ensure payroll processes are delivered in line with Service Level Targets.

    • Develop programs, initiatives and tools to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of payroll operations. Develop, implement and ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.

    • Ensure delivery of business results; plan and define performance goals. Ensure all payroll processing activities are completed in accordance with published schedules.

    • Conduct hiring, training, directing, development and evaluation of staff.


      • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

      • Master's degree preferred.

        Work Experience:

        • 5 years of experience required.

        • 10 years of experience preferred.

        • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.

        • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

          Additional Preferences
          No additional preferences.
          Why Join Our Team
          Ascension associates are key to our commitment of transforming healthcare and providing care to all, especially those most in need. Join us and help us drive impact through reimagining how we can deliver a people-centered healthcare experience and creating the solutions to do it. Explore career opportunities across our ministry locations and within our corporate headquarters.
          Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.
          Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.
          Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
          Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
          For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) ( poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) ( poster.
          Pay Non-Discrimination Notice (
          Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
          This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (

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