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Senior Payroll Applications Analyst

Posted 11 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 23 July 2022
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Job Description:

  • Provide ongoing support of Payroll and Time and Attendance systems from an IT and business process perspective. 

  • The position requires working with various stakeholders, including HR, finance, third party vendors and cross-functional internal teams to understand business requirements and translate into technical specification for actionable solutions. 

  • Assist in the maintenance of time and attendance system and developing enhanced business processes around time tracking and reporting. 

  • Provide ongoing business support for payroll and time tracking process and drive ongoing development and enhancements to Company Wide payroll processes 


  • Maintenance of Payroll and Time & Attendance module. 

  • Assist in processing weekly and bi-weekly processing of payrolls.

  • Participate in the configuration and testing of Payroll and Time & Attendance systems for both union and non-union population.

  • Act as a technical expert and administrator of Payroll and Time & Attendance systems including maintenance of system users, maintenance of documentation such as job aids, training manuals, configuration and other support related documents.

  • Conduct User Acceptance Testing (UAT) processes including developing UAT criteria and test cases.

  • Assist in the development of new business processes and controls around payroll and time tracking post go-live.

  • Responsible for day-to-day system support, including interfaces to external vendors, developing and overseeing automated and review controls, and driving compliance with new business processes in the field.  Work with the HRIS team on data integrations.

  • Support on-going projects in conjunction with the HRIS team such as implementations, upgrades, system testing and business process enhancements. Identify opportunities for improvement in Payroll areas and propose alternative solutions where applicable.

  • Work with Payroll-HR Compliance and support internal and external audits related to Payroll system, user compliance and data access.

  • Support Payroll end users and data management with reports and tools as appropriate.

  • Strong understanding of Payroll-HR processes and data to ensure correct and efficient integration of Payroll-HR systems.

  • Keep current on Payroll-HR system trends with a working knowledge of Payroll-HR Systems and process best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years of hands-on Payroll-HRIS systems experience related to Payroll, Core HR, Time Management, Employee and Manager Self Service and integrations with other Payroll-HR systems.

  • Experience working with Workday, ADP, Ceridian or other cloud- based providers.  Ceridian Experience preferred.

  • Prior experience implementing a new Payroll system.

  • Experience documenting business requirements and processes.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to leverage data to make recommendations and decisions.

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated track record of meeting deadlines and deliverables with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Ability to work well with a variety of employee levels and across functions.  Ability to work locally and virtually with individuals and teams.

  • Strong project management skills and experience in managing multiple projects is required.

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and the ability to prioritize in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.

  • Familiarity with Payroll-HR Compliance topics such as: ERISA, FLSA, Paid Leaves.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.