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Payroll Analyst, Intermediate

  • Job ID: 13226425
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Human Resources
  • Department: Payroll Department
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.28 to $40.28 / hour


Perform analysis, consultation, auditing and other specialized work involved in the administration payroll/tax related practices and procedures. Serve as a consultant to internal and external customers on payroll-related issues.


  • Performs routine and ad hoc audits and analysis to ensure payroll accuracy, operational efficiency, and compliance with established controls.
  • Perform various maintenance and operational transactions of confidential payroll information.
  • Assist in the biweekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll, tax, and compliance activities.
  • Identify and resolve payroll issues related to PeopleSoft and KRONOS and advise management of problems as they arise. Applies systems knowledge and functionality when researching and correcting systems related issues.
  • Participate in major payroll projects and initiatives or other cross functional project teams. Meet project deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Serves as functional resource regarding laws, reporting requirements, trends, training, and payroll systems functionality/applications.
  • Participate in systems upgrade and/or additional applications by performing assigned project tasks and assisting in the planning, development, testing, and conversion activities.
  • Identifies, investigates, and resolves complex questions pay check, tax, or payroll information.
  • Collect, evaluate, analyze and audit payroll data for process improvement, cost effectiveness, and/or pay practice compliance. Identify trends and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Modify and run queries and reports to generate data used for payroll planning, auditing, filing and reporting purposes using PeopleSoft, Kronos, and Excel.
  • Serve as the Payroll department resource for all payroll operations, tax, and compliance activities needed to support various functional Business Partners (HR, Finance, Corporate Tax, Operations).


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field required.
  • Master's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field preferred .
  • Three years of professional-level payroll or related experience required.
  • Functional knowledge of payroll systems, applicable laws and taxes/accounting principles preferred.
  • Functional knowledge of PeopleSoft, Oracle HCM, and/or Kronos preferred.

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    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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