Cathy A. Smith
Payroll Specialist/HRIS Analyst
Office Location: Selinsgrove Hall - First Floor
Smith is the payroll specialist for the university. She performs a variety of tasks to establish and maintain employees' payroll records, including WebSU Web time entry. She coordinates posting changes in pay and tax status, preparing and filing tax reports and processing W-2s for year end. She also reports and files retirement contributions associated with TIAA-CREF on a semimonthly basis and researches and prepares special reports for management. Smith came to Susquehanna University in 1999 from CMSU Mental Health Services, where she worked for four years as an administrative clerk-typist. She joined SU as the accounts payable specialist before being promoted to her current position.
Smith is a member of the American Payroll Association (APA), which is the professional society for payroll professionals. Its objective is to obtain recognition for payroll work as practiced in today’s professional environment at the federal, state and local levels.