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Payroll Business Analyst

Kelly Services
Clayton, MO 63105
Kelly Services is seeking a **Payroll Business Analyst** for a large publicly-traded company and a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that serves as a major intermediary for both government-sponsored and privately insured health care programs located in **Clayton, MO.**



**Job Title: Payroll Business Analyst**

Location: Clayton, MO 63105

Type: Contract-To-Hire

Length: 3 Months

Desired Start Date: 8/9/19

Schedule: Monday- Friday 9 to 4 core business hours

Pay Rate: $23.00 - $26.40 per hour

Conversion salary range: $50K - $55K



**Position Purpose:**



Administer all systems utilized by Companys payroll department. Coordinate business requirements and testing, provide support, validate data to ensure timely and accurate payroll data processing and support business decision making.



**Education/Experience:**



Required:




+ Bachelors Degree (Accounting, Finance, or CIS preferred)




+ Three years of payroll, financial or data analysis experience

+ Payroll experience in a large, multi-state organization

+ Experience with ERP and timekeeping systems (Workday, ADP, and EmpCenter knowledge preferred)

+ Advanced MS Excel and MS Access skills



Preferred:




+ Experience with compliance and financial reporting

+ Experience in the field of data processing, computer systems and applications

+ Experience as an ERP payroll functional analyst and/or super user



**License/Certification:**




+ American Payroll Association FPC or CPP preferred.



**Roles/Responsibilities:**




+ Audit employee data and payroll entries that interface from the HRIS system or external systems into payroll systems to ensure overall integrity of data within payroll systems.

+ Perform regular payroll data/system audits to maintain data integrity and to ensure compliance with internal and external audit controls as well as legal requirements and guidelines.

+ Review data, identify inconsistencies, and act as a liaison between user groups to troubleshoot issues while exercising appropriate decision making on the best resolution; escalating to management when necessary.

+ Identify, document and escalate system issues to the IT department.

+ Report, track, and resolve application related issues with internal and vendor support organizations.

+ Understand and document data flow to/from other systems and work with the IT teams to help resolve data integration issues.

+ Execute reports/queries from HR, Payroll, and Timekeeping systems as well as conduct ad-hoc reporting suitable for executive leadership.

+ Perform complex qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis and metrics to provide payroll data to auditors, management, and other support functions.

+ Extensively use Microsoft Office and Excel; ability to perform pivots, V-lookups, mail merges and other functions.

+ Interpret and apply complex technical instructions and specifications.

+ Support company or department changes such as acquisition and divestiture activities, re-organizations, and workforce planning initiatives through data reporting.

+ Assist in the design, development, testing, implementation, upgrading, and support of new or modified payroll system changes.

+ Lead or assist in the coordination of internal payroll projects and cross functional projects.

+ Schedule, prepare and lead meetings including: requirements gathering with appropriate stakeholders, departmental process improvement brainstorming sessions, and data driven discussions with cross-functional teams in order to gain buy-in and drive new ideas and efficiencies.

+ Participate in all testing phases and issue resolution for projects including integration with Human Resource and General Ledger modules.

+ Prepare design specifications and test plans, test scenarios and test scripts.

+ Communicate regularly with supervisor/manager, team members, and appropriate stakeholders regarding task or project status and opportunities to improve service levels or processes. Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure quality service levels.

+ Maintain effective internal controls that impact the payroll function.

+ Review new payroll legislation to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local requirements, enforce adherence to requirements and advise management on needed action.

+ Provide ideas, solutions, and tools to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of payroll operations.

+ Assist in the development, reporting, and review of metrics to drive performance, identify trends, and develop/implement process improvements, escalating issues and proposed solutions as appropriate.

+ Assist the supervisor/manager with capturing and responding to escalated issues, policies, and procedures from government agencies, payroll functions, and the operating companies.

+ Participate in, support and lead departmental initiatives.

+ Demonstrate proficient verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with customers, peers, and vendors.

+ Provide functional support and system expertise to the Payroll team, including: basic setup, reporting, interfaces, special programs and calculations, as well as troubleshooting issues related to payroll processing, G/L interfaces and tax reporting.

+ Extensive knowledge of the full cycle payroll processing in ERP system (HR, Payroll, GL).

+ Handle multiple assignments in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

+ Use in-depth information and analysis to provide management with advice and counsel on a variety of business issues. Issues are often highly technical and complex in nature.

+ Perform rotational on-call responsibilities.

+ Communicate effectively orally and in written form with multiple stakeholders within and across IS teams and business counterparts.

+ Execute and deliver work thoroughly and with high quality; learn from mistakes and apply learning.

+ Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in work scheduling in order to meet deadlines.

+ Responsible for permanent retention of payroll source documents.

+ Position may require working outside of normal business hours including evenings and weekends primarily for the purpose of system upgrades or downtimes.

+ Perform additional duties and projects as assigned by management.





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****Important information** : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position Robv492@kellyservices.com **however,** your resume should be uploaded via the **_SUBMIT RESUME_** button included within**




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the worlds
most respected companiesproviding you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform
your career. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and more than 3,000 finance and accounting
hiring managers rely on us each year to access the best temporary and full-time talent: people like
you.


Let us help advance your career today.




**AboutKelly Services** ****



As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people
around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of
talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .



Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-29

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