Business Analyst - Payroll

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Remote, Hybrid



| 67148| Jun 11, 2024
*upon offer, candidates must complete a background*


Provide expertise and lead projects to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing and financial reporting in a multi-state and multi-company environment. Research and resolve complex payroll and timekeeping issues. Provide payroll/timekeeping system support including reporting, auditing and testing. Ensure compliance with multiple bargaining agreements, Federal/State/local tax regulations and Company policies. Partner with cross-functional teams and various business areas on payroll and system related projects, interfaces, upgrades and enhancements. Define payroll processes and internal controls and implement appropriate process improvements. Maintain current knowledge of tax laws and policies, interpret organizational impact, and implement required process and systems changes to remain compliant and efficient.

  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely payroll processing (regular, off-cycle and annual) in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations and tax standards, bargaining agreements, and company policies. Calculate and process complex and high-visibility transactions including multi-state taxation adjustments, incentive taxation, retroactive adjustments, year-end tax reconciliations, and unique bargaining payouts.
  • Research and analyze complex payroll issues including reconciliations, overpayments, taxation and adjustments. Provide technical payroll processing, calculation, and consulting expertise on business and technology issues that impact how/when employees are paid. Communicate research and analysis results to a wide variety of audiences including senior executives, timekeepers, employees, and external agencies and vendors.
  • Provide support for timekeeping systems and payroll administrators including training, managing system access, delivering reporting, supporting processes and procedures, researching issues, reconciling data with other systems, leading special projects.
  • Partner with HRIS, Supply Chain, and Finance to ensure all inbound, outbound, and core HRM systems are configured to be current and compliant with all federal, state, and local regulations as they perform all necessary timekeeping, pay, and taxation calculations and transactions.

  • Expert experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Payroll experience (corporation where there is complexity)
  • Ex: processing different pay groups, large companies
  • Analytical skills
  • Team collaboration

Nice to have:
  • Certification: FPC, CPP
  • Workday Experience
  • UKG Experience
  • Union experience
  • Service Now or other ticketing experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact us.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.