Sr Payroll Analyst

Requisition ID
US-TX-Fort Worth
Position Type
Human Resources & Business Support
Associate's Degree
Years of Experience


Under the direction of the Payroll Administrator, provide support for all operational functions for the company’s payroll. Assist with a large amount of payroll processing, documentation, and general payroll administration.

Job Description

  • Maintain control of payroll records and personnel related matters with strict confidentiality regarding all sensitive information
  • Oversee the accurate and timely preparation, input, analysis and processing of weekly and biweekly multi-state payroll data, as well as ensuring compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws
  • Oversee the work of the payroll department to ensure accurate and timely processing of new hires, transfers, promotions, terminations and other similar responsibilities
  • Know all internal policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to regarding all payroll and personnel matters
  • Prepare weekly, biweekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports as needed
  • Perform various journal entries, account reconciliations, and provide general ledger support
  • Facilitate management and employee understanding of payroll procedures
  • Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations
  • Audit W-4s, payroll balance sheets, YTD earnings, etc. as necessary
  • Prepare federal, state and local quarterly and year-end employment tax filings
  • Partner with HR to ensure accurate processing of benefits-related deductions and similar payroll-related HR transactions
  • Oversees and approves the review and processing of all payroll information when the manager or supervisor is out
  • Administers Leaves of Absence, UI and EDD Claims, Garnishments, DI Audits and employee status changes
  • Responds to all government requests for hours and earnings from payroll records and verifications of employment
  • Directs the activities of the payroll staff in the absence of payroll manager
  • Supports internal and external audits related to payroll
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
  • Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values

Ideal Candidate will have the following:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of payroll and personnel administration
  • Payroll processing courses and/or training a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Must be highly proficient in Excel and Word
  • Must be a team player with strong attention to detail and able to work independently
  • Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, mathematical skills and sound judgment

Years of Experience:



Associate's Degree


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