Job Description

Job Title: Payroll Analyst, Associate
Job ID: 13226179
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Payroll Department
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


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.


  • Perform various maintenance and operational transactions of confidential payroll information
  • 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 moderate to complex questions pay check, tax, or payroll information.
  • Assist in the biweekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll, tax, and compliance activities
  • Run queries and reports to generate data used for payroll planning, auditing, filing and reporting purposes using PeopleSoft, Kronos, and Excel
  • Responsible for maintaining a thorough understanding of all payroll systems and keep abreast of all relevant laws, regulations, and best practices
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Performs routine audits and analysis to ensure payroll accuracy, operational efficiency, and compliance with established controls.


  • B.S. degree in Human Resources, Accounting, and Finance, Business or a related field required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret statistical data required.
  • Knowledge of payroll systems, applicable laws and taxes/accounting principles preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $21.22 to $36.63 / hour

Union Position: No

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