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Payroll Lead Analyst

Company: Kuehne Nagel
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

If you wish to further develop your career with one of the most successful logistics organizations we are looking for a new Payroll Lead. This is an excellent opportunity to join our Finance team in Jersey City, NJ.Your RoleThis position reports directly to the National Payroll Manager and provides supervisory oversight and direction to the Payroll Analysts in relation to daily payroll operations. Maintains business continuity in the absence of the National Payroll Manager. The Payroll Lead Analyst will provide input and support on team building, process improvements, system integrations/implementations, and document procedures for internal controls. The position will conduct internal audits periodically of various payroll areas and document recommendations. The Payroll Lead is extremely detail-oriented, possesses strong leadership skills and significant knowledge of payroll administration including state and federal regulations.Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day to day transactions executed by staff and assign tasks and guidance to staff to meet job requirements.
  • Process semi-monthly payroll for our exempt population, while supervising weekly and bi-weekly payroll executed by staff members and provide direction and support to resolve time reporting and pay issues.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to ensure appropriate data workflow.
  • Assist manager in preparing data for internal and external audit requests.
  • Calculate and communicate salary overpayments and corrections effectively, resolving pending items and updating system.
  • Ensure accurate, timely and adequate follow-up by staff of requests that come via email, telephone and/or in-person.
  • Assist manager with preparation and facilitation of year end activities between HRIS, HR, Benefits and Payroll to ensure continued operations.Your Skills and Experiences
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Federal, state and local regulations and American Payroll Association Certification a plus.
    • 5 years of full Payroll cycle processing experience.
    • 2 years supervisory experience preferred.
    • Proficient in employment tax a must.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Payroll concepts and pay based calculations.
    • Knowledge of UltiPro / UKG Pro payroll processing and payroll concepts preferred.
    • Ability to become subject matter expert in Payroll processes and efficiencies.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as the ability to multi-task.
    • Strong customer service skills and ability to resolve issues independently, having decision-making and root cause analysis mindset.
    • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) skills.
    • Ability to collaborate, work in team setting, and communicate effectively with cross-functional groups.Good Reasons to JoinWe offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.

Keywords: Kuehne Nagel, Jersey City , Payroll Lead Analyst, Human Resources , Jersey City, New Jersey

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