Sr. Payroll Systems Analyst (Workday) (Remote / Hybrid)

at UMB Bank in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Senior Payroll Systems Analyst is part of the Payroll team, which is responsible for processing full-cycle, in-house payroll operations with multiple legal entities, over 3,500 employees, and within more than 28 state jurisdictions. The Payroll team is part of Corporate Finance and interacts with internal partners in Human Resources, Corporate Legal, IT, and business lines to ensure UMB’s in-house payroll system is compliant with company policies and all federal, state, and local payroll laws.

As a Senior Payroll Systems Analyst, you will be responsible for analyzing the complex payroll functions and calculations to support the Payroll team utilizing our Workday HRIS. You will ensure the Workday system, including Payroll, Time and Attendance, and Absence Management modules are configured to comply with company policies and applicable payroll laws. This is a subset of the overall responsibilities which involves other multiple initiatives as assigned by Payroll leadership. Key to this role’s success is the knowledge and ability to act as the subject matter expert in both the technical and Payroll arena. This role is hybrid working on-site Tuesday through Thursday for candidates in the Kansas City metropolitan area and open to qualified remote candidates outside of the Kansas City area but only within the US.

How you’ll spend your time:

+ Set up and maintain configuration for Payroll, Time and Attendance, and Absence Management in partnership with the HRIS team and third-party vendors.

+ Partner closely with the IT and HR teams to ensure that all system updates/upgrades and enhancements are reviewed, tested, and implemented timely to meet established deadlines.

+ Serve as a payroll liaison when working with cross-functional business teams to translate complex business needs to effective design recommendations, system analysis, system configuration, and lead testing and deployment activities.

+ Function as a subject matter expert for payroll-related projects and implementations, which may include weekly status meetings and testing sessions.

+ Research and resolve day-to-day Workday US Payroll, Time and Attendance, and Absence Management issues.

+ Perform routine reporting audits as well as respond to reporting requests and ad hoc reporting needs.

+ Create/update learning guides and hold training sessions with Workday users.

+ Serve as the primary backup for payroll tax reconciliation and timely filing of applicable payroll taxes and related tax returns.

We’re excited to talk with you if:

+ You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field and at least 3 years of payroll experience within Workday OR any combination of education and experience that would provide an equivalent background.

+ You have demonstrated proficiency in Workday payroll specifically Payroll, Time & Labor, and Absence Management modules.

+ You have advanced proficiency in Excel to develop spreadsheets for financial analysis or to prepare and consolidate data for a variety of reports.

+ You have the ability and willingness to learn new tools, techniques, and skills.

+ You can understand employee payroll issues and communicate solutions proactively, effectively, professionally, and respectfully.

Bonus Points If:

+ You have obtained Workday Pro Track in Payroll, Time and/or Absence.

Applicants must have legal authority to work in the United States. Work Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Compensation Range:

Minimum: $57,760.00 – Maximum: $149,000.00

The posted compensation range on this listing represents UMB’s standard for this role, but the actual compensation may vary by geographic location, experience level, and other job-related factors. In addition, this range does not encompass the full earning potential for this role. Please see the description of benefits included with this job posting for additional information.

UMB offers competitive and varied benefits to eligible associates, such as Paid Time Off; a 401(k) matching program; annual incentive pay; paid holidays; a comprehensive company sponsored benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, and other insurance coverage; health savings, flexible spending, and dependent care accounts; adoption assistance; an employee assistance program; fitness reimbursement; tuition reimbursement; an associate wellbeing program; an associate emergency fund; and various associate banking benefits. Benefit offerings and eligibility requirements vary.

Are you ready to be part of something more?

You’re more than a means to an end-a way to help us meet the bottom line. UMB isn’t comprised of workers, but of people who care about their work, one another, and their community. Expect more than the status quo. At UMB, you can expect more heart. You’ll be valued for exactly who you are and encouraged to support causes you care about. Expect more trust. We want you to do the right thing, no matter what. And, expect more opportunities. UMBers are known for having multiple careers here and having their voices heard.

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Job Posting: JC255721876

Posted On: Feb 23, 2024

Updated On: Apr 18, 2024

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