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Payroll Analyst

National Grid
Syracuse, NY
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Description: Description About the Position: This position supports and performs weekly, monthly, off-cycle and bonus payroll cycles. The Payroll Analyst is responsible for: the resolution of complex employee and manager inquiries and requests escalated mainly from Tier 1 track status and issue of employee and manager inquiries using a case management tool collaborate with HR and other business partners as needed to resolve cases follows up on issues to resolution and maintain/provide updates to customers until issues have been resolved. Balance sheet account reconciliations State and Federal withholding and unemployment tax filings W-2 preparation and filing
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Assist with processing payroll using SAP in-house payroll system Review payroll reports and troubleshoot issues Maintain familiarity with business rules to respond to employee inquiries including escalated payroll requests Perform business system testing as needed Assist with evaluation of testing for tax and system updates Build upon professional skills within payroll in order to continually grow personal contribution to the business Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that will benefit National Grid. Review automated system output such as registers and standard reports for errors and reasonability Assist with year-end balancing Familiarity with business rules and working knowledge of benefits premium and insurance carrier deductions Act as a point of escalation for payroll inquiries Assist with Federal and State employment tax filings. Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practices, provide technical advice and build bases of influence Maintain confidentiality of sensitive employee data Assist and coordinate work on projects by contributing to developing project standards and processes Keep up to date with regulatory developments within payroll environment in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for National Grid Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Knowledge and Experience Required: An Associate’s degree or 2-3 years related experience in payroll processing, bookkeeping, or accounting in a shared services environment. CPP designation preferred SAP experience preferred Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices preferred Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation Must be able to work under pressure of time constraints and be able to function in a flexible, constantly changing environment Understanding of project management techniques and methods This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Financial Services Primary Location : NY-Syracuse Organisation : Financial Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Nov 8, 2017, 8:09:03 PM Unposting Date : Dec 24, 2017, 4:59:00 AM


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