Payroll Analyst

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Responsible for all aspects of DC payroll (paperwork to pay-sheet processing), Kronos timeclock maintenance, development and statistical reporting from the Kronos timeclock and the PeopleSoft system. Responsible for regular auditing and reporting.


  • Utilizes thorough knowledge of payroll as it relates to the distributions centers to manage all aspects of payroll, including new hires, maintenance of associates payroll records, separations, and payroll processing. Responsible for following Sarbanes/Oxley compliance regulations required of the payroll process. Provide payroll training to the DC HR Rep. to ensure a back-up is available. Ensure annual/bi-annual Focal Review increases are entered accurately into PeopleSoft and Kronos. Ensures the Blue Chip data is provided to agency and Corporate Payroll as required.

  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports timely to all parties required.
    • Daily reports: Exception reports to clear missed punches in Kronos, missing hours to finance by 8:00am daily
    • Weekly/Monthly reports: Ensures the accuracy of associate data through frequent cross referencing between the systems listed above.
    • Updates Kronos department listing - Excel spreadsheet

  • Assists DC production staff with their questions regarding payroll, attendance tracking and personnel policy as it relates to the two.

  • Responsible for Kronos timekeeping system maintenance, functioning as the subject matter expert on all timeclock matters. Update missed punches, PTO time off, transfers, change of status, W-4 updates, new hires, Direct Deposit's, etc. Interface Kronos bi-weekly payroll information to PeopleSoft for payroll processing.
  • Conduct audits to validate accuracy of work prior to payroll closure.
  • Process terminations and request off cycle requests for all Non Exempt staff.
  • Maintain Kronos dept. listing.



  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Decisiveness
  • Collaboration
  • Independence
  • Confronting Tough Issues
  • Integrity
  • Customer Service
  • Planning and Organizing


  • 1-3 years payroll and or time keeping experience
  • Degree Preferred
  • Must be able to adapt to multiple demands, shifting priorities and possess a sense of urgency.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 10 key by touch




This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

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