Senior Payroll Analyst


May 3, 2021

Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.
Job Description
Workday is looking for a Senior Payroll Analyst who wants to make their mark on a growing organization. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, problem solver, great communicator and enjoys collaborating with people with a diverse set of talents, in a dynamic fast-pace environment.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Audit individual employee pay records and reconcile totals by department, location, country, etc.

  • Reconcile employee deductions and employer costs to third party payments

  • Understand all aspects of Workday pay cycle to effectively assist with testing end-to-end functionality

  • Identifies and implements system improvement opportunities

  • Partner with various groups to ensure cross-functional needs are met

  • Serve as backup for other payroll team members

  • Prepare documentation and train employees as needed

  • Assist payroll leadership team with special projects as assigned

  • Verifies compliance with various statutory payroll requirements

  • Assist with external audits as assigned


  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, HR, or another respective field; relevant experience (10+ years) may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Experience processing payroll in medium size or larger organization

  • Experience in payroll compliance and or auditing with an entity with federal government contract preferred

  • Experience with OFCCP and FAR12

  • International payroll processing experience preferred

  • Advanced MS Excel skills

  • Demonstrates initiative, flexibility and follow-through

  • Attention to detail and analytical problem solving skills

  • Ability to work well within tight deadlines

  • Collaborative team player; ability to work in cross-functional teams

  • Prior experience with Workday, SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft, or other ERP