Senior Payroll Analyst

Are you a data driven and detail oriented payroll professional? Do you like process improvement? Enjoy transforming data into something that impacts employees positively? This role will have a heavy focus on analytics and reporting and is responsible for payroll accounting month end close, year-end preparation, quarterly payroll tax filing, jurisdictional compliance and data accuracy, and reconciliation across systems. We are looking for a data-driven payroll expert with a keen attention to detail to help drive process improvement and maintain compliance.


  • Maintain data accuracy between and reconciliation of all payroll-related systems (including but not limited to payroll processing and wage funding, tax filing, garnishment, accounting and equity systems)
  • Perform testing and assist with implementation of tools, systems and enhancements as needed
  • Partner crossfuntionally to compile data for various benefits and compliance audits
  • Serve as point person for and preparer of all payroll-related ad hoc reporting requests
  • Responsible for timely and accurate posting of all payroll-related journal entries for month end close and reconciliation of payroll-owned GL accounts in accordance with the organizations’ month end close schedule, policies and procedures
  • Prepare fluctuation analysis and comments for financial package on payroll-related accounts
  • Research and resolve complicated payroll issues at both the employee and company level
  • Assist with year-end statement preparation and tax filing
  • Balance quarterly payroll data in Workday to payroll tax returns and GL
  • Serve as subject matter expert and/or point of escalation for members of the payroll processing team as needed. Payroll processing may sometimes be required
  • Maintain GL mapping accuracy between various payroll processing systems and Oracle accounting system


  • At least 3 years of payroll related experience, international payroll is a plus
  • Experience with and understanding of payroll accounting and how payroll expenses translate to the general ledger
  • In-depth knowledge of state and federal payroll and tax regulations
  • Hands-on experience with various payroll software (Workday preferred)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skill-level (knowledge of vlookups, pivots tables, sumifs required)
  • Excellent analytical skills and high attention to detail, very strong reconciliation skills required
  • The ability to work in a high growth environment under tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and accept changing priorities
  • Team player with excellent customer service and communication skills
  • BS in Accounting, Finance or relevant field a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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August 31, 2022


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