The Payroll Analyst, HR Shared Services, is a member of the HR Services Organization and supports payroll functions (payroll processing, time & attendance, reporting ). In this role, you will work with senior team members of the HRS team on the delivery of COE projects, reporting/data analytics, and production support.
The position should have a strong skillset including, customer service skills, analytical skills, and strong attention to detail. The role will work with other departments, including but not limited to Talent, Total Rewards, Finance, and HR. Additionally, the position is to leverage a continuous improvement mindset in all activities.
Perform all supporting functions to process the weekly payroll via Workday
Ensure compliance with all tax filing requirements as well as timely processing of payroll-related transactions.
Support Kronos Time & Attendance application including configuration, enhancements, reporting, and escalations.
Approach all work activities with a customer service focus
Evaluate work processes on an ongoing basis; seek efficiencies and for process improvements.
Monitor the payroll systems to ensure that it is operating properly and integrity of the data is assured
Generate reporting and metrics as required in support of U.S. Payroll
Year-End payroll processing and procedures including the processing of fringe benefits
Execute testing and validate results of any system changes or fixes
Assist in the identification, assessment, and resolution of complex issues/problems
Partner with other team members to lead with the delivery of projects including configuration changes and functionality deployment (including configuration, testing, documentation, peer review, sign-off, training).
Analyze data and apply critical thinking on data mining and reporting requests. Interpret results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation to more complex data analysis.
Provide support including and not limited to reporting, data corrections, system access requests, and troubleshooting errors/issues.
Perform periodic audits on internal and external system controls and processes.
Highly organized with strong attention to detail, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality
Problem-solver, with a strong ability to identify issues and resolve them in a timely manner
Willingness to take initiative and adhere to deadlines and project timelines
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work and partner effectively with others
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Regularly required to sit; talk and hear, use hands to type, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk, lift, carry and move light to medium weight. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and learn technical information. Light lifting is required. The environment for this position is an office setting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associates or bachelor’s degree in related field
Five (5)+ years of payroll processing experience
Experience with payroll and time/attendance systems
Ability to work both independently and also within a team
Excellent communication skills
Analytical ability with strong attention to detail
Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively
Proven ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
Able to monitor work for quality & completeness
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
Experience with Workday Payroll
Experience with Kronos Time & Attendance