Senior Payroll Analyst

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The Payroll Analyst will be responsible to understand and process Canadian payroll.

The Payroll Analyst will ensure accurate and timely data transfers from the company and its vendors to ADP Comprehensive Outsourcing Services (COS) for US payroll according to schedule. This includes reviewing and analyzing vendor-provided documents and reports, researching issues, and providing recommendations for resolution/correction related to payroll processing activities and outputs – checks, reports and files.

The Payroll Analyst also provides support to Accounting, provides audit support and participates in project management aspects of the payroll process to ensure data integrity of all employee tax and financial information. Assists with the preparation, processing and reconciliation of weekly, bi-weekly and monthly payrolls. Builds and maintains strong relationships between the Payroll department and internal partners including Human Resources, Finance and Audit and strives to deliver superior customer service to employees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing Canadian payroll for 300+ employees
  • Serve as liaison between employees and the Payroll department
  • Assist Payroll Manager in day-to-day data collection, preparation and export of pay data files to ADP in accordance with the timelines outlined in the production scheduled.
  • Direct interface with ADP to ensure that HR/Payroll data is provided accurately and efficiently.
  • Review, file and maintain vendor payroll reports.
  • Assist with auditing vendor payroll reports.
  • If applicable, review and sign off on employee time submissions for transmission to ADP, as directed by the Payroll Manager.
  • Assists with payroll vendor administration and account management activities, as required.
  • Monitors internal controls to verify that input and processing of all payroll data including wages, garnishments, applicable wage taxes and other miscellaneous wage/benefit programs, calculations, and deductions meet expectations, in conjunction with best practices.
  • Creates and reviews audit and management reports at the appropriate time in accordance with the production schedule.
  • Participates in ADP/company meetings for the development and ongoing administration of payroll, provides documentation on issues and works collaboratively with ADP, third-party vendors and internal company divisions toward timely resolution.
  • Ensures internal controls are established related to HR/payroll employee master records and employee time files, and that these controls are maintained and monitored on a continuing basis, whether internally-initiated or ADP-initiated.
  • Researches, investigates and reports all problems, corrections, and changes related to ADP payroll programs, and responds to related inquiries and escalations in a timely manner.
  • Participates in making updates to Payroll Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assists Payroll Manager with the development and maintenance of internal client policy documentation related to payroll processing.
  • Provides recommendations on changes to policy, procedures or rules that influence or affect the administration of payroll, and communicates recommendations and business decisions to the Payroll Manager, as appropriate.
  • Works with ADP on changes, updates, and/or additions to any current processes, to include areas of processing, Employee Service Center impact and updates to the COS Knowledge Base.
  • Works with ADP to research and deliver data related to activities which occurred prior to the start of COS service delivery.
  • Process all wage attachments ensuring compliance with current laws
  • Run and reconcile reports for Accounting Dept.
  • Reconcile and process payroll information received from outside sources and vendors such as adjustments for relocated employees, bonus and SPIFF payments, equity compensation, eTime, benefit deductions, refunds and time accrual adjustments
  • Assist in quarter-end and year-end processes

Required Competencies and Personal Attributes:

  • Prior experience with ADP EV5 (ADP [email protected])
  • Familiar with ADP eTime timekeeping system
  • Multiple state/province tax knowledge
  • W-2 knowledge (T4 for Canada)
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years of payroll and accounting experience
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting preferred or equivalent training and experience in computerized payroll functions
  • Experience in coordinating and monitoring payroll process functions or vendors performing these functions.
  • Canadian Payroll experience preferred

FPC certification (preferred)

What is in it for you?

  • Training
  • Skills development
  • Performance coaching
  • Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more.
  • Community involvement opportunities

At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy.

Our comprehensive, competitive benefits program is an important part of your total compensation package. We offer a variety of plans and coverage including health and welfare, retirement, paid time off, and voluntary benefits as well as resources to help you make cost-effective decisions for you and your family. Everyone counts at Arrow, and our benefits enable you to achieve and maintain better health and plan for your future as we work together toward smarter solutions in tomorrow’s technology.

Arrow offers competitive time off for you, which includes accrued vacation time, personal and floating holidays, in addition to other observed holidays. These are granted based on the date you join the company in any given year.


EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Arrow Electronics, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please refer to our Hiring Process & Accommodations Request Instructions on our Career Site to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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