Payroll Analyst

Urbandale, IA 50332

Posted: 09/23/2022 Category: Professional Job Number: 108755

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a Payroll Analyst. The Payroll Analyst would be working for a major energy company in Des Moines, IA USA 50332 and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Anxhela with A-Line to be considered immediately!

Payroll Analyst

The pay for this position is $43.35 per hour

M-F day shift hours

Payroll Analyst Highlights

Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance

A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs

The payroll analyst is responsible for the testing and implementation of updates, modifications and enhancements to the payroll functionality of the human resources information technology applications; extraction, maintenance and reconciliation of payroll data for the completion of payroll tax filings and regulatory reports, and research and analysis of payroll issues for the development of payroll policies and procedures.

Payroll Analyst Summary
  • Define requirements, develop test plans and implement system updates and regulatory bulletins to the payroll system and modifications and enhancements to the payroll functionality in the human resources technology applications. Coordinate with vendors and other company departments to support development and modification of payroll interfaces required to support direct deposit, online pay documents, payroll general ledger files and new hire reporting. (20-25%)
  • Reviews and reconciles payroll tax data and completes assigned payroll tax filings. (20-25%)
  • Extract and analyze data to respond to internal and external requests and to complete regulatory filings and reports. Provide payroll report training to other payroll employees. (15-20%)
  • Coordinate with company representatives and benefits, payroll and IT staff to complete system setup and testing to integrate human resources systems for company acquisitions. (15-20%)
  • Research and analyze payroll issues and assists in the development of payroll policies and procedures. Update payroll documentation and provide guidance to other staff as necessary. (15%)
  • Act as a liaison to accounting, treasury and payroll customers to coordinate activities and resolve issues. Research payroll bank account and the payroll payable reconciliation items and works with general accounting to clear outstanding items and coordinate escheatment activities. (5%)
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (5%)

Payroll Analyst Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in business/accounting or related field or equivalent related work experience. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.)
  • Five years of related experience in multi-state payroll administration or human resources information system
  • Accounting skills to reconcile and balance payroll and tax accounts and perform and develop payroll accounting processes and complete payroll tax filings.
  • Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; ability to identify key causes and workable solutions.
  • Proficiency in software skills to create spreadsheets and databases and to extract information from the human resources/payroll, time entry and general ledger systems.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently

If you think this Payroll Analyst position is a good fit for you, please reach out to Anxhela with A-Line
Payroll Processing
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