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about 1 year ago
American Airlines
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Analyst Jobs

Job Description

The Payroll Analyst is responsible for a full range of activities which ensure the operational effectiveness and excellence of the Payroll/Disbursement area.   The Payroll Analyst will be responsible for processing payrolls, documentation, special projects, and other duties as needed to support the department.


Job Description (Continued)


  • Perform and ensure accurate execution of system data uploads and downloads

  • Provide lead support and training as needed

  • Review payroll data

  • Analyze business processes, define or modify procedures to solve cross-functional problems

  • Works closely with payroll/disbursement area to assist with day to day operations and process improvement initiatives

  • Reviews, analyzes, and creates detailed documentation

  • Develops effective reporting tools for the business unit

  • Acts as a Project Manager and lead a number of key projects for the business unit.

  • Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project team and establishing project budget.

  • Maintains user confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential

  • Creates and implements financial controls

  • Completes assigned tasks to support necessary day to day activities as well as project assignment. Ability to multi task is a must.

  • Collaborates among all stakeholders in order to perform job duties by understanding the structure, policies, and operations of the organization.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, or IT

  • At least 5 years payroll or accounting experience

  • Experience with in depth business systems analysis, functional design, documentation, and process modeling

  • Thorough knowledge of Payroll and Disbursement Accounting business processes/ procedures and end to end payroll process for highly complex system environments.

  • Strong analytical and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software; advanced spreadsheet and access database skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Strong planning, organizational, and follow through skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, work independently, and handle stress effectively despite short time constraints while displaying a can do attitude

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Nearest Major Market: Phoenix 
Job Segment: Payroll, Database, Project Manager, Business Process, Systems Analyst, Finance, Technology, Management

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