Our Southwest Houston, TX client is seeking a Payroll Systems Analyst.
Summary Plans and directs analysis of complex payroll related business problems to be solved with automated systems by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Serves as payroll functional lead in maintenance of Oracle HCM system.
Evaluates the functionality of HCM system and recommends solutions that meet or improve business needs.
Consults with management and other support personnel to identify and document business needs and objectives, current operational procedures, problems, input and output requirements, data scope, usage, formatting, and security requirements.
Gathers and documents end user requirements and serves as liaison to the IT support personnel.
Writes and maintains functional specifications for new or modified business systems solutions.
Tracks and documents changes to functional and business specifications.
Provides technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems solutions and procedures.
Consults and coordinates with systems analysts and programmers to design and develop automated business systems solutions/enhancements.
Consults with management and other support personnel to obtain additional information during system development and evaluate alternatives.
Develops, coordinates, and implements plans to test business and functional processes during system development/enhancements and quality assurance testing.
Coordinates work of others to develop, test, install, and modify programs.
Creates or assists others in the writing of user documentation, instructions, and procedures.
Monitors and documents problems and revision requests.
Prepares time and cost estimates for completing projects.
Ensures data integrity.
Troubleshoots and resolves system problems encountered by end-users.
Works with Oracle support to resolve application-related issues.
Produces ad-hoc reports from internal or external requests in appropriate reporting tool.
Creates/documents test plans and tests patches, upgrades, new releases and work-arounds prior to moving to production system.
Trains end users in HCM/Payroll.
Maintains documentation to comply with SOX and Audit requirements.
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Design – Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.about
Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Visionary Leadership – Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Aligns work with strategic goals.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Concentration preferred in Business, MIS, HR, or payroll management. Experience with Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) preferred.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as earnings, deductions, impact of pretax deductions taxable wages, imputed income, mandatory vs. voluntary deductions, percentages, overtime. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Human Resource systems; Payroll systems; Time & Attendance systems; Benefits systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Ability to understand payroll principles, gross to net calculations, expatriate and multi-state taxation, impact of payments on taxation and other mandatory withholding, and testing strategies. Knowledge of costing process, and integration points with other modules, including Time & Attendance, Accounting, HR, and Benefits.
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