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Payroll Analyst

San Francisco, CA | Accounting and Finance
Job ID: 78245
Listed on 2/13/2018

KellyMitchell is an award-winning, technical staffing firm serving Fortune 500 and high-tech organizations on a global scale. With 16 nationwide offices, two national recruitment centers, one world headquarters, and employees in every state – KellyMitchell connects people with opportunities and clients with success. 

We are currently seeking a Senior Payroll Analyst to support one of our clients in the San Francisco area. 

  • Audit data integrity between Workday HRIS and ADP Payroll to ensure both systems are in sync on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Audit payrolls bi-weekly and semi monthly cycles before payrolls are released for processing.
  • Partner with payroll analysts on the payroll team in processing domestic payrolls
  • Partner with Internal and External Business Partners to test new functional system enhancements, system updates and integrations
  • Lead year-end to ensure a smooth year-end to provide accurate W2's.
  • Collaborate with multiple business teams within the organization like HR, Equity and Business Systems.
  • Identify and participate in process improvement projects, including various implementation and upgrades.
  • Monitor email inquiries from the payroll@ inbox and respond to employees as necessary.
  • Participate in payroll projects and opportunities as assigned.
  • Process garnishments, unemployment wage claims and other tax tracers as needed.
  • Work closely with the other Payroll Analysts to provide excellent customer service and be back up for payroll process as necessary.
  • Work closely with internal staff and vendors to ensure HR, Benefit and Payroll changes are processed, accurate funding occurs for all accounts, tax remittance, general ledger balancing , month-end close  and Management Reporting is completed in a timely manner
  • Assist Global Payroll Manager with annual audits such as 401k and Worker's Comp.
  • Work with the Team to provide guidance in payroll processes and provide feedback to improve payroll processes.
  • Complete accounting journal entries for month-end close.


  • Proficient in MS Excel including advanced formulas functions (Vlookups, Pivot tables, IF statements)
  • 6+ years of payroll experience and knowledgeable of wage and hourly laws
  • Experience with Accounting processes and month-end close including Journal entries and reconciliations as it relates to payroll
  • Working knowledge with ADP Workforce Now, Workday and Oracle R12 Financials
  • Experience with federal, state, local statutory and worker's compensation payroll audits
  • Knowledge of Sox controls
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong ability to maintain confidentiality to payroll and other employee personal information
  • CPP certification a plus
  • Experience in a lead role or supervisory experience