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Payroll Analyst

Date Posted: 2/21/2024

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Job Description

Payroll Analyst

Duration - 6+ Months, Contract, W-2

Location - Onsite in Irvine, CA

Pay - $35 - 42 an hour

Key Responsibilities:

* 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.

* 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

* Responsible for processing up to 20 reports per week.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Computer Systems, or related field

* 4 year's experience in Payroll analysis, payroll data analytics, and developing reports

* UKG Pro, WorkDay, Kronos Time Management, SNOW Ticketing Experience highly preferred

* Knowledge handling LOA's or garnishments.

* Candidates without extensive payroll knowledge, at an enterprise level (>1,000 employees).


* Proven expertise in MS Office Suite (Advanced Excel required) and payroll related systems (UKG strongly preferred)

* 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 Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships

* Advanced knowledge and understanding of payroll analysis

* Advanced understanding of payroll principles, practice and standards

* Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills

* Good leadership 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

* Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

* Ability
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Temp
  • Location:Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting, Human Resources
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:2/21/2024
  • Contact: Cristina Tack (949) 620-0282
  • Pay Range: $35.00 - $42.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -022024-359625