Stantec Payroll Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona

Your Opportunity

As a Payroll Analyst you will be a member of the Financial Services team and will report directly to the Director of the U.S. Payroll. You will be a core member of the payroll implementation project team and will eventually transition to payroll operations upon completion of the project. In this role the you will be part of the design, development, testing, documentation, and implementation of the new payroll system.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Core member of the payroll project team for the implementation of a new payroll system.

  • Strong knowledge of payroll processes including federal, state, and local regulations as well as employment legislation. Provide back up to Tax team.

  • Documentation and maintenance of new processes.

  • The ability to test all forms of data and troubleshoot any inconsistences that require resolution.

  • The ability to audit, validate, analyze data from gross to net and ensure compliance has been achieved.

  • Analyze and audit records to ensure compliance to employment legislation.

  • Communicate information and ideas clearly to individuals and groups. Prepare correspondence.

  • Understanding and ability to analyze company policies, time & attendance and payroll configurations for compliance; ability to help with configuration rules and system changes.

  • After implementation of new payroll system, provide payroll technical and analytical support to payroll team.

  • Create ad-hoc reporting pertaining to Payroll system data; provide analysis of data, giving guidance and recommendation for updates and/or changes in policies and processes.

  • Payroll system support during future acquisitions for US.

  • Leads and organizes payroll projects, as necessary.

  • Back up for daily/weekly interfaces, benefit load files and payroll reconciliations.

  • Variance and validation reporting including balancing and controlling earning and deduction totals.

  • Ensure the customer perspective is a driving force behind decision and activities. Provide information to employees on payroll related matters. Act as the point of contact for the department while providing excellent customer service.

  • Uses measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals.

  • Participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals. Contribute to the efficient and effective delivery of projects and initiatives.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Knowledge of both United States and Canada legislation an asset.

  • Minimum 3–5 years’ experience of Oracle EBS Payroll, Oracle HRMS, and Oracle Time and Labor a plus.

  • Extensive working knowledge of payroll and financial information systems.

  • Experience with various report writing tools.

  • Ability to analyze data and provide recommended solutions.

  • Highly proficient with MS Office products including Advanced Excel.

  • Excellent verbal written communication skills.

  • Able to represent the payroll department in a professional and positive manner at all employee levels within Stantec, with newly acquired companies, and with industry peers and clients.

  • Liaison to field, internal personnel, and interdepartmental staff to resolve escalated payroll issues and inquiries.

Education and Experience

  • APA Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred.

  • 3–5 years of payroll processing experience for large scale company.

  • Knowledge of all aspects of a full cycle payroll is required.

  • Strong knowledge of multi-state taxation and legislation.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Payroll Professional

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Phoenix

Organization: BC-1895 Financial Services-US West

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 30, 2018, 9:06:41 PM

Req ID: 180001LF