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Senior Payroll Systems Analyst

Company: UMB Financial Corporation
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

A majority of our time is spent "at work." We believe that time most meaningful when it's spent around people who care about you and who challenge you. We hire people who know how to make good decisions, because we won't be constantly looking over your shoulder-you'll be empowered to do what's right for our customers. Most importantly, we're a partner. We partner with our associates to help them thrive personally and professionally. We partner with our communities and the organizations that support them. And, we partner with our customers to create an experience they won't find elsewhere. Are you ready to be part of something more? The Senior Payroll Systems Analyst is responsible for setting up and maintaining configuration for Payroll, Time and Attendance, and Absence Management in Workday. Through partnering with IT & HR teams, this position ensures all system releases and customization are reviewed, tested, and implemented timely to meet established deadlines. You can expect a fast-paced environment along with flexibility and adaptability to support UMB's business needs. Our associates are self-driven and enjoy the challenge of learning new skills while controlling the progression of their career. This role focuses on providing support and expertise in all aspects of payroll for UMB. 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 opportunity. UMBers are known for having multiple careers here and having their voices heard. 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, 3,500+ employees, in 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. The Senior Payroll Systems Analyst is responsible for ensuring the Workday system, including Payroll, Time and Attendance, and Absence Management, is configured to be compliant with company policies and all federal, state, and local payroll laws. This role will also serve as primary backup for payroll tax reconciliations and the timely (meeting established deadlines) filing of all federal, state, and local payroll taxes and related tax returns. Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Set up and maintain configuration for Payroll, Time and Attendance, and Absence Management in partnership with the IT team and third-party vendors, as applicable.
  • Partner closely with the IT & HR teams to ensure that all system updates/upgrades & enhancements are reviewed, tested, and implemented timely to meet established deadlines. Will also perform configuration/troubleshooting for payroll processing issues.
  • Set up new earnings & deduction codes as needed
  • Perform routine reporting audits as well as respond to reporting requests and ad hoc reporting needs.
  • Member of the Disaster Recovery Team with testing and implementation responsibility.
  • Act as records retention and file plan coordinator for payroll team.
  • Assist with reconciliation and processing of annual W-2 forms.
  • Payroll Processing back-up as needed
  • Other duties as assigned. UMB's Finance team creates strong connections amongst its associates to develop and maintain a positive working experience. You are valued for who you are in a fun, professional setting. It is a smaller team collaborating and working together to ensure everyone is successful. Associates are supported and encouraged to work with their manager to develop roadmaps for opportunity within Corporate Finance and beyond. How you'll spend your time: You will use problem solving skills to setup and maintain Workday system configuration You will review regular Workday system updates and use your knowledge of payroll to determine impact to other systems and processes. You will support other payroll team members as needed and partner with IT and HR on projects. We're excited to talk with you if you the following experience: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business OR 5 years functional payroll experience 2 years business analyst or equivalent experience UMB Financial Corporation is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to talentacquisition@umb.com or call 816-860-7972 to let us know the nature of your request. Posted 4 Days Ago Full time R-210 About Us Who we are
    We are more than a company. We are advisors, consultants, problem solvers, friends, community members, experts, and we are here to help you make the best of every moment with a financial foundation that can help you succeed.

Keywords: UMB Financial Corporation, Kansas City , Senior Payroll Systems Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Kansas City, Kansas

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