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Payroll/compensation Business Analyst Resume

SUMMARY

  • A hands on process improvement professional with over 15 years of experience specializing in end to end payroll processing/management and implementation. Functional and technical business analyst with agile project management and SCRUM experience. Highly skilled in benefit administration to include billing, and reconciliation as well as compensation metrics for small and international companies in a variety of sectors.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • MS Excel - VLOOKUP-Pivot Table-COUNTIFS, (intermediate)
  • MS Word • MS Visio
  • Oracle-SAP-PeopleSoft-JD Edwards-Lawson-Sage/Peachtree
  • Azure Devops-Wrike Admin User-ADP WFN-ADP Payforce- ADP eTime-Workday-Ultimate Software-Kronos-Ceridian
  • Latitude & HRIS Payroll Web-Paychex Flex-Paylocity-SharePoint-bswift-Deltek Vision-Sage Timberline

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Payroll/Compensation Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Gather workflow data from subject matter experts, users and stakeholders to document business needs and constraints that are easily understood.
  • Create process workflows (current/future state) to identify areas for improvement based on current and future Payroll/HRIS platforms/configurations.

Payroll/Compensation Business Analyst

Confidential, Chicago IL

Responsibilities:

  • Gather and review business requirements from stakeholders and SME’s to determine critical points in the data flow to perform SAS and compensation analysis.
  • Partner with PM to define business process mapping and develop metrics to ensure its success.
  • Prepares solution options and identifies risk associated with the recommended solution.
  • Involved in process modeling to create AS-IS and Future process flows for critical business needs.

IT Business Analyst

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Agile project management using WRIKE to setup and create project plans and overall scope, identify stakeholders and team members, set milestones, identify dependencies, risks and communicate progress, bottlenecks and resources to team members and executive management.
  • Proficient Admin user of WRIKE with permissions to create project reports, see tasks, folders and projects shared as well having the ability to change users license type, and grant and revoke administrative rights based on employment status.
  • Collaborated with department heads on critical business needs that required a transfer of projects to WRIKE from another source for project tracking and real time team coordination purposes; documented user stories, created tasks for myself and other users on specific deliverables to ensure project transparency and project responsiveness.
  • Gathered input from subject matter experts, users and stakeholders to document business needs and constraints that are easily understood, thorough, and accurate; create user stories and business process workflows (current/future state) to identify process deficiencies and remediation of those deficiencies.
  • Prepares solution options and identifies risk associated with the recommended solution/implementation or configuration.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings to share timelines and address open issues/questions.
  • Requirement gathering and elicitation for multinational ERP/Payroll conversion project.
  • Responsible for end to end RFP execution, vendor engagement and onsite platform demonstration coordination.

Payroll/Compensation Consultant

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for data integrity and data clean up between parallel systems for a successful payroll implementation moving from ADP to Paylocity for approximately 3500 employees throughout the US.
  • Designed Payroll Data Workflows for organizational knowledge of critical business processes. AS-IS and Future State)
  • Audited STI (Short Term Incentive) and LTI (Long Term Incentive) annual merit and year end and bonus administration activities based on local and global company policies.
  • Assessed jobs and their duties to determine classifications and salary range.
  • Partnered with HR to prepare and present summary reports of job analysis and compensation information.
  • Served as primary contact to Payroll Team throughout implementation to ensure adequate training and knowledge capabilities were maintained before go live date.
  • Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure the integrity of retirement elections/deferrals/loans, benefit elections/enrollments, and the accompanying and payroll deductions across HRIS system and Vendor websites; update internal control procedures as needed.

Payroll/Compensation Analyst

Confidential, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and process weekly and bi-weekly payroll for 1,500 US and Canadian employees. (ADP Payforce)
  • Supported Senior Compensation Analysts, to conduct analyses of jobs, hourly wages, salaries and incentives in order to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness, and legal compliance of the company's pay practices .
  • Created SOP documentation and checklists to support the payroll process training resources.
  • Improved Garnishment process for future third-party administrator transition scheduled for end of 2Qtr 18.

Payroll/Compensation Consultant

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Interim Payroll Manager responsible for auditing and approving weekly and bi-weekly payroll for 2,000 employees.
  • Supported HR to develop and utilize report analytics to ensure employees are being compensated at a competitive level and aligned with similar jobs in the market.
  • Reviewed participant loan detail reports, captured changes to update employee records, and loaded file to provider.
  • Conducted weekly meeting with payroll team to discuss open action items to ensure departmental efficiencies.
  • Implemented process improvement to streamline the final review process by incorporating a look back period. (UltiPro)

Payroll Consultant

Confidential, Deerfield, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Streamlined payroll process by automating manual input method creating greater efficiencies.
  • Key member of remediation team for internal Audit; provided look back data analysis to determine reasonableness.
  • Restructured payroll policies and procedures to satisfy SOX compliance, departmental segregation of duties, and provide effective training resources. (Workday, ADP eTime)

Payroll Consultant

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the development of payroll operations related to new procedures and policies.
  • Supported all internal and external audits.
  • Ensured payroll is processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner. (Ceridian Latitude), supported both union and non-union employees (processed deductions, etc.)

Payroll Consultant

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Weekly and semi-monthly payroll for 3,000 employees utilizing Ulti-Pro Web and Back Office. Savvy user for quick turnaround for multiple csv uploads and data analysis to ensure accurate and legitimate data flow into payroll.
  • Responsible for processing payroll for a partial union population (deductions, etc.)

Confidential

Payroll/HRIS Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Served as a master user for Paychex Flex HRIS and Time & Attendance platform; ensuring data accuracy, test mitigation and configuration according to business need.
  • Managed and processed bi-weekly and monthly payroll for over 250 multi-state employees utilizing Paychex Flex.
  • Determined and calculated retro pay, audited GTL deductions, and setup and monitored H.S.A. ER and EE contributions.
  • Assisted HR Director with compensation and merit increase structure.
  • Performed monthly audits on GL mapping entries, and partner with Finance to improve workflow transparency.
  • Reinforced and improved policies and procedures to reduce payroll errors and increase efficiency.

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