Payroll Senior Analyst is an integral team member of the Payroll Systems Support Team, which makes up the IT arm of the payroll department. Responsibilities include the identification, development, implementation, and administration of payroll system changes/updates, leveraging strong problem-solving skills to research and resolve system issues, and design new or modify existing payroll information systems to improve payroll processing efficiency and accuracy, and serve as a technical payroll liaison for all organizational operational areas within the company and with our external partners.
Major responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
Manage and perform activities to calculate and process the weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly payroll cycles accurately to ensure that employees are paid on-time and in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Review payroll data and documents for inefficiencies and errors, verifying whether all amounts and balances are accurate.
Perform validations and reconciliations of Oracle payroll processing steps, functions, and reports for completeness and accuracy of payroll calculations.
Partner with Human Resources (HR), vendors, and associates to determine strategic needs, define functional/technical specifications, troubleshoot issues, and implement indicatives.
Provide ongoing Payroll-related systems support to employees and Oracle Cloud Payroll usersof 200+ facilities that employ over 100,000+ people throughout the organization.
Provide technical, analytical, system development, and maintenance support for Oracle Cloud system that also includes creating, updating, and maintaining configuration workbooks, runbooks, and Stock Option plans/processes.
Support the IT department with any system upgrades/migrations by performing user acceptance testing, regression testing and payroll parallels, reviewing design, and operational impacts to ensure viability of new system development and effective deployment of all updates for Oracle Cloud system.
Manage the data conversion for acquisitions and divestitures of facilities or markets, employee master file conversions, and payroll history conversions.
Maintain hands on role to ensure deadlines are met and key deliverables are always accurate.
Ensure that daily payroll operations are in compliance with federal/state/local payroll tax statutes, as well as payday laws and related Department of Labor (DOL) regulations.
Operate as a liaison with IT/Internal Audit, Accounting, and other departments regarding SOX compliance issues.
Maintain responsibility for troubleshooting reported complex system issues and providing resolution to users, including providing after-hours outage and response/troubleshooting, as needed.
Assist in the training of Payroll users on new system changes/updates.
Exercise a high degree of discretion and independent judgement.
Develop adhoc financial and operational reporting as needed.
Understanding of absence plans.
Other duties and special projects, as needed.
Bachelorâ��s degree in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, or a related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience preferably in a hospital or healthcare setting.
Minimum 5 yearsâ�� experience in Payroll/HR with hands-on HRIS experience, multi-state processing.
Detailed understanding and experience with Oracle Cloud Payroll processes preferred.
Experience with Vertex, ADP SmartCompliance and Kronos Time and Attendance preferred.
Working knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to employee compensation, payroll and benefits including Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Workerâ��s Compensation Act.
Detail-oriented individual with strong organizational, time management, and prioritization skills with an aptitude for logical and analytical thinking and strong problem-solving skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills that include responding to documentation and reporting requests from other areas of the business.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and creative problem-solving techniques in a highly complex environment using leading-edge technology.
Action oriented with high initiative and ability to think independently.
Understanding of tax regulations and applications with the ability to research and resolve any discrepancies or issues noted by employees, vendors, accounting, etc.
Strong team player that can collaborate and build strong relationships with varying team members and work across multiple functions and disciplines and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Teams, Outlook, Word, and Excel is preferred.
Able to exercise good judgment and handle sensitive and confidential employee information with care.
Existing knowledge or experience with ADP payroll processing preferred.
Tenet Healthcare complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Primary Location: Frisco, Texas
Facility: Tenet Headquarters
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.