Senior Payroll Analyst

Pittsburgh, PA 15068

Posted: 08/27/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Regulatory Compliance Job Number: 16921

Full-time, Direct Hire role for a Senior Payroll Analyst role with our client in Pittsburgh, PA.

This opening is for 2nd Shift (2pm - 10pm).
Salary: 
55K-60K
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Payroll

  • Oversees the processing of payroll cycles for exempt and non-exempt employees in a complex, multi-state environment;
  • Researches and resolves complex employee tax issues to ensure accurate employee tax withholding and quarter/ annual tax filing;
  • Monitors and communicates changes to federal, state or local tax code to ensure system updates are completed and managers/employees are notified of potential impact to paychecks;
  • Performs audits (pre-, post, quarterly and year-end)
  • Investigates and resolves payroll discrepancies with a root-cause focus;

Benefits

  • Works closely with the benefits team to ensure deductions are being processed properly.
  • Advises on tax set-up for imputed income
  • Participates in the 401(k) administration for multiple plans;
  • Works with vendors to perform Nondiscrimination Testing and filing 5500s;

HRIS

  • Performs system-related set up and configuration changes in payroll;
  • Ensures the integrity of HR and payroll data within company systems through proficient use of various reporting tools, data auditing methodology, and advanced knowledge of system and data elements.
REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, and/or HR, or equivalent years of experience  required.
  • 3-5+ years of payroll administration experience in a multi-state required
  • Payroll processing experience using a complex HRIS for a multi-state employer is a MUST
  • Knowledge of tax withholding requirements based on employee work and resident locations, including remote-based workers
  • Experience with HRIS systems, specifically, configuring admin side
  • Experience with 401(k) administration
  • Root-cause/continuous improvement approach to problem solving - creates SOPs based on findings
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills;


Senior Payroll Analyst - 16921

 

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

Sarah Latzo
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