Payroll Analyst - Investment Firm

Boston, MA 02210 | Contract

Post Date: 07/17/2018 Job ID: 81550 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A top investment management firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Payroll Analyst to join their team. The successful candidate for this contract role will have strong attention to detail, basic project management skills, and the ability to multi-task. He/she must also be able to prioritize assignments with competing deadlines, analyze complex problems and work independently at times. This position pays up to $33/hr - apply today!

* No relocation provided

Responsibilities for the Payroll Analyst:
  • Lead the processing of monthly payrolls for both salary and hourly employees across multiple countries in Europe and Asia Pacific (approximately 500 employees)
  • Calculate overpayments or retroactive payments related to salary, overtime, or a change in benefits status
  • Coordinate international payroll processing with external vendors, who process final payroll
  • Provide prompt and complete responses to employees and vendors on payroll-related questions
  • Work closely with Payroll Analysts, Global Mobility, and Tax Departments to ensure proper treatment of employees on global mobility assignments
  • Partner with tax return preparers on year-end tax reporting processes
  • Assist in the processing of the US, in-house, semi-monthly payrolls for both salary and hourly employees in a multi-state environment for approximately 1, 900 employees
  • Assist Accounting colleagues with questions related to payroll journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Suggest and discuss process improvements with Manager to increase accuracy and efficiency
Requirements for the Payroll Analyst:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • 2+ years of Payroll experience with medium- to large-sized firm running in-house payrolls
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Desire to advance; demonstrated by professional maturity and career development
  • Advanced skills/proficiency in Payroll-related systems (Workday, ADP, iiPay, Office suite)
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification a plus
  • Customer service orientation and ability to communicate with various levels of management
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Intermediate to advanced level Excel
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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