Payroll Analyst Staff Payroll

Company: Robert Half ( Learn More )

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US-CA-San Ramon
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Job Description


Payroll Analyst Staff Payroll




Robert Half is seeking a Payroll Analyst to join the Payroll Operations Team responsible for high-quality support to internal and external customers by preparing and processing final checks, W4's, direct deposits, expense reports/timesheets and other payroll related documents within the published service level agreements while maintaining audit controls. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Run and audit the US and Canadian tax reporting including validation of Workday year end.   
  • Run/Review audit reports ensuring taxation errors are identified and reported to Workday timely, including ensuring the adjustments are made. 
  • Coordinate and perform testing/projects as requested.
  • Monitor and report system issues and identify potential enhancements.
  • Research and resolve payroll interface errors. 
  • Audit resolution of complex adjustments and error corrections.  
  • Participate in and support various projects, as requested.
  • Resolve complex and/or escalated customer service issues relating to payroll, taxation. 
  • Provide feedback on areas for staff development and training.
  • Provide direction to team on complex payroll topics.
  • Ensure all reporting complies with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Update training materials and conducts training for newly hired employees, when applicable.

  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Accounting / Business degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years payroll / accounting or related experience, with a degree, 5+ years’ experience without a degree.
  • Proven communication with peers and all levels of the organization. 
  • Prior accounting experience preferred.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft applications in (Excel, Word, Outlook - manipulate lines, moving data, construct simple formulas). 
  • Previous experience with Workday payroll preferred.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting work priorities.
  • Ability to collaborate with the team to produce deliverables.
  • Ability to meet or exceed productivity and quality standards.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to demonstrate detail-orientation and customer service skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to analyze problems and apply sound decision-making.
  • Ability to grasp new concepts, including technology and to learn quickly.
  • Ability to understand and operate in an environment with regulatory/compliance requirements.
  • Ability to transfer job knowledge to other team members.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership, change management, project management skills.
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  • By mail: Please mail your cover letter and resume to: Corporate Staffing Robert Half 2613 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583-9128




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