PeopleSoft Payroll Systems Analyst

at Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Published September 18, 2022
Location Paramus, NJ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


The Payroll Systems Analyst is responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of payroll systems activities associated with employee information, retrieval capabilities, and reports.


A day in the life of an Payroll Systems Analyst includes:

  • Assists in the development of user/business requirements, translating the needs to system technical requirements and setting up project work teams.
  • Troubleshoots all payroll technical issues independently, partnering with the PeopleSoft technical team as needed.
  • Provides custom report development and may provide standard reports to clients.
  • Acquires and retains in-depth knowledge of PeopleSoft Time and Labor rules, table structure and Time Admin processing to effectively manage and resolve rule inconsistencies and incorrect calculations.
  • Ability to produce reports using PeopleSoft Query, SQL, XML Publisher and Connected Queries.
  • Develop solutions to complex Payroll Systems/Technology situations or projects that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Act as subject matter expert on PeopleSoft implementation projects, leading the process of documentation, design, change management, cost estimation, project management, testing, production support, and auditing.
  • Maintain a strong leadership role in the direction of PeopleSoft initiatives.
  • Participate in all aspects of PS implementations from project initiation through implementation.
  • Participate in all system maintenance initiatives including upgrades and patches.
  • Works actively to achieve system and change acceptance, not only within the HR Department, but throughout company.
  • Must be able to provide advice and counsel relative to best technology, educating users on the different benefits and capabilities of technologies.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all payroll data by locking PC when stepping away from desk, being cognizant of surroundings when discussing confidential data, password protecting all files sent through email, not releasing any confidential data without the employee's written consent, verifying manager access before providing any salary information, and keeping all employee information and files restricted to the Payroll staff and approved leaders.
  • Perform ad-hoc projects and other department tasks as assigned.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related experience.
  • Must have a general, effective understanding of payroll wage and tax laws.
  • Five or more years' experience with all aspects of PeopleSoft HRMS/Payroll configuration and functionality, including PeopleSoft Time and Labor and self-service applications.
  • Ten or more years' experience including documentation, design, change management, cost estimation, project management, testing, production support and auditing.
  • Ten or more years report writing experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of technological/automation theories, principles, and best practices.
  • Ability to multitask in a demanding environment, good organizational and communication skills managing complex multidisciplinary initiatives to improve processes.
  • Requires ability to communicate with technical and non-technical users, management and non-management customers.

Expert in SQL.