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Payroll Analyst

Finance | Englewood, CO | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Payroll Analyst 6436

This role will possess solid knowledge of payroll laws and regulations and have demonstrated basic level payroll technical skills in a variety of areas including, payroll processing, reporting, account reconciliations and performance of key business controls. The Payroll Administrator will ensure that company and department policies and procedures are followed, and that payroll is processed timely, accurately and in compliance with USGAAP, government regulations and key business control requirements. The person in this role needs to have great attention to detail and ability to meet strict payroll processing and month-end deadlines. The role must be able to handle and manage sensitive and confidential information with the utmost professionalism and act with the highest ethical standards. In addition, the Payroll Administrator must be able to effectively interact with cross-functional groups across the organization including Human Resources, Accounting, Tax and IT. This role will provide excellent customer service to our internal and external customers and demonstrate a sense of urgency in their responses yet maintaining a high standard of accuracy. The role will also support various department projects and initiatives to ensure efficiency and accuracy of the organization’s activities.


  • Responsible for payroll processing of a subset of employees on a semi-monthly, multi-state basis for employees in the US and Canada utilizing the ADP ProBusiness payroll systems
  • Ensure their assigned group of employee payroll is processed timely and accurately.
  • Review and Audit of timecards and time reports for accuracy, approval and compliance utilizing Mytime system to support, as needed other leads, to ensure timely execution of all payroll in North America.
  • Perform file upload/interfaces
  • Sign off time attendance every pay cycle to close the period
  • Upload, balance and reconcile commission, bonus payments and misc. payments files
  • Audit of payroll transactions from HR/Payroll interface, data entry changes and worksheets entries before and after payroll transmission
  • Payroll processing for the Japanese seconded employees
  • Expertise in Report Writer and distribute payroll reports every pay cycle
  • Assist on the research of account reconciliations items every month
  • Document payroll procedures and update them as changes occur
  • Post 401K, WageWorks and HSA report files to Oracle HR drive every pay period
  • Assist with the audit requests from the External and Internal Audit Teams
  • Reconciliation of hand checks created during pay period and clearing of stale dated checks by performing stop payments/reissuance
  • Support internal and external payroll inquiries as necessary by performing the necessary research and responding appropriately
  • Handle basic aspects of processing payroll including wage garnishments, leave of absence calculations and expatriate transactions
  • Prepare manual checks as needed and report the bank
  • Assist with year-end close tasks and review of the W-2 information


  • 9-14 years of multi-state payroll processing experience
  • Strong experience preferred on ADP Probusiness and WorkforceNow or Ceridian Dayforce payroll systems and Report Writer tool
  • Experience preferred on MyTime time and attendance system
  • Solid knowledge of payroll laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail customer service oriented
  • Sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Flexibility to work extended hours including potentially weekends during peak times such as year-end
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Solid MS Office and Excel skills
  • Ability to effectively interface and communicate with multiple varied internal/external groups/organizations.
  • Solid communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently with some supervision
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills

$35 per hour           Englewood, CO 80112              12 Month Assignment