Payroll Analyst

The Payroll Analyst is responsible for tasks associated with processing multiple payrolls for both hourly and salaried employees on a weekly and bi-weekly schedule. This position will have many responsibilities associated with producing and analyzing reports and metrics.


  • Process multi state payrolls with varying pay cycles, ensuring compliance
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Balance and validate payroll transaction data
  • Ensures adherence to compliance/timekeeping policies
  • Prepare various reports using processed payroll data, e.g. payroll journal entry, payroll funding and other ad hoc reports
  • Build and maintain report dashboards for key KPI metrics
  • Assist in GL updates and reporting
  • Create and administer reporting and data analysis regularly
  • Assists with ensuring minimum wage rates are updated regularly consistent with state requirements
  • Ensure all new tax jurisdictions are set up appropriately
  • Maintain and manage garnishment and levy compliance
  • Conduct sophisticated project-related analysis. Interpret findings, develop recommendations, and craft communications in support of projects.
  • Assist with ad hoc payroll, employee record maintenance, and/or system setup duties related to acquisitions and new build locations
  • Works on special projects and other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Multistate payroll processing is preferred
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to be flexible and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential material and display a high degree of professionalism
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to resolve issues with a sense of urgency
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on Payroll experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
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