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Payroll Analyst

Date Posted: 6/18/2024

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Job Description

Payroll Analyst

Duration: Temp-to-hire, W-2

Location: Onsite in Irvine, CA

Pay: $40.22-42.75 an hour

Ensure the most efficient means are employed to produce an accurate timely payroll, as well as providing up to date guidance on potential impact to management and employees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently seek, develop, and propose improvements to efficiently process high-volume bi-weekly payroll cycle including overseeing system upgrades, releases, patches, enhancements, and new versions in either areas
  • Developing spreadsheets for independent determination of payroll requirements, (e.g., LOAs, retroactive termination payments, anticipated severance payments, and garnishments) that cannot be handled by the system; this includes ongoing reviews of compensation payments prior to system entry.
  • Time Management System (TMS): Identifying business solution improvements; establish vendor requirements to ensure the delivery of solutions
  • Lead portions of projects including developing and delivering training, communication, and ensuring adoption by users
  • Develop and analyze queries and ad hoc reports to meet data request specifications from internal and external sources, as well as determining most efficient and effective software for report production
  • Determine need for and provide guidance to employees to ensure their understanding of a variety of payroll implications, e.g., multi-state taxation, relocation, LOA
  • Represent Company to third-party vendors to ensure services provided meet company standards
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership

Additional Skills:

  • Generates LOA worksheets for calculations for future payroll payments
  • Establishes garnishments for payments and agency responses.
  • Understand importance of SOX narratives and business process/IT controls.
  • Familiar with payroll data analytics and developing reports to support analysis
  • Proven expertise in MS Office Suite (Excel), payroll systems (UKG Pro, and Kronos Time and Attendance, Workday) and ServiceNow Ticketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
  • Proven success adhering to and leading project schedules and managing moderate sections of projects
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of payroll analysis and payroll principles, practice and standards
  • Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across the organization to influence change
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to assess risks, analyze situations and determine next course of action
  • Strict attention to detail

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Computer Systems, or related field
  • 4 year's experience in Payroll analysis and generating payroll form the beginning to end (processing timecards for hourl
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Temp-to-Hire
  • Location:Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:6/18/2024
  • Contact: Cristina Tack (949) 620-0282
  • Pay Range: $40.00 - $43.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -062024-370112