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Payroll Analyst

Company: 2nd Ave Thrift Superstores
Location: Meridian
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


Job Description

Payroll Analyst


Supports Savers vision with reporting and analysis of payroll data.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Reports for quarterly reconciliation of taxes and audits.
  • Perform periodic internal audits of various payroll areas and prepare materials for external or internal auditors.
  • Reporting for Key Metrics
  • Liaison between payroll department and IT as necessary.
  • Understand the processes of biweekly payroll that includes receiving and auditing hours, entering pay, personal and miscellaneous information into system, balancing and transmitting payrolls and calculating manual checks and garnishments.
  • Respond to inquiries from managers.
  • Assist in Training and knowledge transfer of systems and reporting to the payroll team.
  • Ceridian maintenance - update earnings and deductions and other tables as needed.
  • Kronos maintenance - update and create job titles and new locations.
  • Plan/organize accurate payroll processes, policies and procedures, including maintaining payroll control records.
  • Ensure the accurate recording, reporting and remittance of all payroll withholdings.
  • Monitor changes in federal, state, local tax and provincial tax laws and guidelines.
  • Manage Workers Compensation process for Canada and US.
  • Become Ceridian/Kronos subject matter expert.
  • Manage system testing.
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Working knowledge of payroll systems, Ceridian knowledge preferred
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, and Outlook. Advanced level Excel
    • Demonstrated organization skills
    • Demonstrated customer service skills and strong interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated Report writing skills
    • Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions
    • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team
    • Working knowledge of applicable state, federal, provincial wage and hour laws
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
    • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and obtain a high degree of accuracy
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information
      • Ability to work within Savers culture

      • Working knowledge of multiple payroll systems and their alignment with Human Resources, Benefits, Risk and other related departments,
      • Demonstrated Project Management skills.
      • Ability to interpret payroll policies, procedures and processes.
      • Ability to identify problems, recommend and implement solutions.
        Reporting Functions:
        • Maintaining of key payroll SOX - like (Sarbanes- Oxley Compliance) controls through development of flow charts and reports. Define access controls and uphold privacy compliance. Identify inefficiencies through review of current processes and controls; recommend improvements to increase the accuracy/efficiency of the payroll department.
        • Business Partner reporting: Utilize KPI /metrics to assists with identifying areas of improvement for internal / external business partners and to find common issues/concerns.
        • Payroll Process Reporting - Creation of Ceridian reports to provide additional controls for payroll processing. SLA reporting, Off cycle reporting (controllable/non-controllable) and the error percentage rate for off- cycles.
        • Provide data, metrics, and exception reports to the payroll manager so that opportunities to update process or execution can be made to improve efficiency and accuracy of the payroll function.
          Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:
          • Bachelor's degree
          • 3 years multi-state/multi provincial payroll experience
          • Ceridian, Oracle and KBX Kube Manager experience preferred.
          • Experience with Time & Attendance system, preferably Kronos 8.0
          • Advance knowledge of Excel
            Physical Requirements:

            • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
            • The ability to communicate and understand the spoken word are important as well
            • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word
            • Ability to receive detailed information through verbal communication, and to make the discriminations in sound
            • Ability to receive detailed information visually through written communication (both physical and electronic)
              FLSA Status


              Tools and Equipment Used:

              • Laptop or Desktop computer
              • 10-Key Calculator
              • MS office tools - Excel
              • Oracle and KBX reporting tool

                • Travel 10% or less
                  Work Address:

                  • SSC Boise, ID
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                    This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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