The Workday Payroll Analyst will work as an assistant to the technical lead for the implementation, testing, configuration, maintenance, and upgrades of information technology projects for the University Payroll Office, including but not limited to: Kuali and Workday systems, as well as new self-service applications.
Primary focus of this position includes payroll production support, working closely with Payroll management including the Director, Assistant Director, and other technical staff. Assist with conducting system tests when new Workday functionality is delivered, which can be during weekly system updates, or biannually during the Workday scheduled updates. Provide end-user technical support as well as documentation for new and existing processes. This individual will also be responsible for creating ad-hoc reports and integrations needed in support of on-going payroll processing. Assist HRIS with payroll requests as needed. General customer service to other divisions and departments as well as employees.
Additional duties include payroll production support which consists of providing front-line customer service and performing payroll functions, as well as generating required and ad-hoc reports, and maintaining secure and proper storage of sensitive documentation. Be the backup person for Kuali processing, updates, testing and yearly tasks as needed.
Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or related field with 2 to 4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with high volume, multi-state payrolls is desired, but not required.
Knowledge of payroll tax and wage and hour regulatory compliance is desired.
Must possess well-developed analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills.
Experience in software testing, tools and utilities, and performing quality assurance methodologies.
Strong organizational and communication (listening, verbal, written) skills, with ability to train others of varying levels of technical expertise and knowledge. Ability and desire to learn new technical skills and technologies.
Strong customer service orientation.
Work effectively and respond quickly and accurately within teams as well as independently in a customer-oriented, deadline-driven environment. Ability to multi-task effectively with minimal supervisory oversight.
Ability to prepare written training materials, documentation, FAQs, various how-to's, etc. is essential. Strong PC skills including demonstrated experience with standard office productivity tools (Excel, Access, Word).
Strong knowledge of Workday HR/Payroll and Workday reports.Knowledge of other University systems and policies very beneficial.
Basic knowledge of project management a plus.
Prior experience designing/delivering technical training and documenting processes helpful.
No Visa sponsorship available for this position.
No relocation assistance available for this position.
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