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Payroll Processor

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Payroll Processor - Ministry Service Center Payroll

Indianapolis, IN

Are you interested in a fast-paced career with a company focused on work life balance and upward mobility opportunities?  If so, the Ascension Payroll Team might be the right fit for you.

Why Join Ascension?

The Ascension Ministry Service Center (MSC) provides business services for all of Ascension so that front-line associates can focus on what matters most – caring for patients. Some of the services include payroll, benefits, accounts payable and accounting. Over the years, the Ministry Service Center has matured into a central hub of teams providing innovative support to associates across Ascension. Teams at the MSC are often the go-to source for complex transformations, enterprise-wide projects, new services and other work that involves understanding the complexities of a large multi-state organization.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Payroll Processor with Ascension Ministry Service Center, you will have the opportunity to process payroll taxes in accordance with published standards and controls.


  • Respond to requests and inquiries from Ascension associates and resolve issues accordingly.
  • Handle associate phone calls that have escalated past the Tier 1 level.
  • Multitask and work with groups both within and outside of the Payroll staff to resolve pay related issues.
  • Review/ Audit/ Key Kronos Timecard entries.
  • Process/ Audit Garnishment Orders.
  • Process/ Audit State, Federal, Local Tax Withholding forms.
  • Process Verification of Employment forms.
  • Process/ Audit Direct Deposit forms.
  • Prioritize and manage a diverse workload ensuring deadlines are met and compliance is achieved.
  • Understand and apply payroll special processing, garnishments, and tax processes, policies, procedures and internal control standards.
  • Think of ideas, and work with project teams on process improvements.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Payroll Certifications (FPC or CPP), or HR Certifications (aPHR) preferred.


  • 1 Year  payroll experience preferred.
  • Medical Provider payroll experience preferred.
  • Customer Service experience preferred.
  • Software Knowledge preferred: Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, Kronos, PeopleSoft, ServiceNow, Lexmark PC


Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Ministry Service Center is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
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.

E-Verify Statement

The Ascension Ministry Service Center participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 379020
Category: Ministry Service Center
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Health MSC
Ministry: Ascension Ministry Service Center
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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