16 days old

Payroll Analyst - Temporary

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for the preparation and distribution of system-wide payroll; conduct analysis of pay practices to ensure accurate calculations and compliance with federal, state and local regulations and union collective bargaining agreements; provides subject matter expertise regarding the timekeeping and payroll processing systems to ensure accuracy of timekeeping functionality and payroll production; and works closely with Payroll leadership to provide payroll team day to day work direction and guidance.


Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all internal and external customers. Builds and maintains a strong partnership with HR and Finance partners.
Coordinates workflow and assists with training of payroll staff. Researches and advises payroll team members concerning the accounting treatment of complex transactions.
Ensures timely and accurate processing of system-wide payroll for assigned area of responsibility.
Responds to outside agencies and insurance carriers involving employee records.
Responds to inquiries and provides guidance regarding company policies and government and tax regulations.
Oversees the verification of time records for compliance, accuracy, and completeness.
Processes manual checks, wire transfers, and reversals and stop payments. Communicates manual check information to operating unit.
Responsible for administration of payroll deductions (e.g., garnishments, child support, and Heart Fund).
Prepares, reports, transmits, and reconciles payroll system data.
Participates in quarter and year-end closing process and processing of W-2s.
Resolves employee concerns regarding wage payments and associated taxation or other deduction issues.
Calculates and/or validates special distributions (e.g., special bonuses, education assistance, incentive programs).
Creates and maintains a variety reports, queries and analytics to support the business needs.
Conducts analysis periodically and as requested of payroll and timekeeping functionality and processes. May perform periodic internal audits of various payroll areas and prepares materials for external or internal auditors.
Develops and maintains a high level of subject matter expertise regarding the Timekeeping and Payroll systems and configurations. Works closely with IT and external consultants to ensure application configurations align to our requirements and are functioning as needed and intended.
Maintains a strong level of knowledge regarding federal, state and local regulations as it relates to payroll and tax administration.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.

Knowledge/ Education
Associates degree in related area required.
Bachelors degree preferred.
Extensive knowledge of payroll functions required.
Knowledge of federal and state wage and hour, payroll and tax regulations
Knowledge of federal and state wage and hour, payroll and tax regulations

Licenses/ Certifications
Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred.

Six years related experience required. To include:
Four years payroll experience.
Two years of payroll and timekeeping systems support.
Previous leadership experience preferred.

Must possess leadership and human resources skills.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organization and analytical skills.
Ability to work well with all levels of staff and management.
Must maintain confidentiality.
Strong computer skills.

**EEO including disability and veterans

Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-06
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