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)
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
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
Additional Locations: None
Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
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