Payroll Analyst

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Salt Lake City, UT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 05, 2018
Job ID
Payroll Analyst-Salt Lake City, UT


Client is currently hiring for a Payroll Analyst to join our growing team in Salt Lake City, UT!  In this position, you will provide audit and oversight to effect timely and accurate processing of multi-state and international (Canada and Saudi Arabia) payrolls; manage the garnishment, and payroll inquiry functions of the payroll department, as well as analysis, creation, and closures of W2Cs and tax issues. You will play a critical role in business process improvement initiatives and be relied upon for subject matter expertise throughout the implementation of a multi-year system improvement and expansion project.  The Payroll Analyst works with the Payroll Manager to improve efficiencies in the payroll process and to document procedures as well as providing independent support for other strategic initiatives.


Coordinates payroll tax compliance for 45+ states as well as Canada
Research and coordinate resolution of payroll tax discrepancies
Monitor quarterly Wage & Tax data for errors and process corrections as needed
Assist in preparation for tax audits as needed
Audit Payrolls for completeness and accuracy
Research and resolve discrepancies of payroll information and documentation
Supervise, mentor and develop payroll staff
Own the garnishment process end to end including balance sheet reconciliation and timely issue resolution
Ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed
Year-end processing for the U.S. and Canada
Responsibilities are not all inclusive and may change based on the need of the company


3+ years of payroll processing and auditing experience
Supportive of team goals and objectives
Excellent customer service skills
People Management skills
Intermediate Excel skills
Ability to identify and implement efficiencies, documentation, and best practices
Problem solving, decision-making, and analytical skills
Experience with systems implementations a plus
Payroll accounting skills; tax management & payroll compliance
Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated and proactive


CPP preferred
5+ years applicable experience