SR Payroll PeopleSoft Analyst (Remote)

at Andersen
Published March 1, 2023
Location Oak Park Heights, MN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 America’s Best Large Employers and a Best Employer for Diversity. As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.


The Senior Payroll Business Analyst enables change within the PeopleSoft Payroll technology portfolio by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value with a goal of leveraging technology to enable business requirements.


•       Engage with internal customers to understand business strategies and objectives and forces that impact the business

•       Understand and/or assess the capabilities of PeopleSoft Payroll system functionality within assigned groups and provide guidance to optimize technology through process redesign, system configuration and enhancements. Research and recommend a range of options to meet business needs, facilitate decision-making, guide implementation, testing and go-live.

  •      Educate business partners on PeopleSoft Payroll technology governance process to support investments in the right efforts at the right time.

  •      Act as liaison between internal customers and IT, including performing technology effort readiness assessments, requirements documentation and supporting the development of associated business cases. Maintain strong relationships with assigned groups through effective proactive communication and reliable delivery.

  •       Manage governance process for technology efforts, by capturing and/or reviewing readiness assessment information and recommending, revising, communicating, and ensuring alignment on enhancement priority levels. Execute or delegate and guide enhancement initiatives.

  •       Maintain the inventory of current and future PeopleSoft Payroll technology initiatives and associated technology initiative dashboard and use them to lead the regular status review meetings with HRCS and IT.

  •       Support the HRCS technology portfolio management activities, including the annual planning process and on-going leadership review and track the connections between the initiatives and the progression of PeopleSoft Payroll capabilities.

  •       Monitor and share external trends best practices in HR, Payroll & Timekeeping technology, and service delivery.

  •      Responsible for the systems/technologies that drive payroll and timekeeping operations (e.g. PeopleSoft Payroll, Kronos) including upgrades, enhancements, and reporting.

  •      Creates detailed functional and technical design documents, test plans and implementation documents


    •       Bachelor’s degree in a science or related field and 5-7 years’ experience in an HR Business Analysis role

    •       Prior experience acting as the liaison between HR and IT

    •       Working knowledge across a variety of HR systems including PeopleSoft HRMS as well as other cloud-based applications including system assessment, selection, implementation, upgrades, and enhancements

    •       Demonstrated ability to gather and succinctly communicate business/technical info in simple terms.  Identify and persuasively propose a range of potential solutions and influence decision-making

    •       Ability to identify and thoroughly analyze all inputs, outputs, and implications of a proposed solution to discover risks and propose mitigation strategies or configuration and/or process solutions

    •       Experience managing medium to large HCM technology projects and leading business process re-engineering efforts of light to medium complexity

    •       Detail oriented and ability to look at the big picture to identify and prioritize critical elements of a problem and its solution.  Exception communication and collaboration skills

    •       Ability to solve complex problems using analytical frameworks and act as a change leader.  Training in lean manufacturing or six sigma methodologies a plus.

  •      Collaborates in a team environment and independently with suppliers, business partners, and technology teams on projects, support activities, application development and standardization

  •      Leads special projects and continuous improvement efforts. Identifies areas where standardization of process is possible and creates efficiencies through process or technological improvements.

  •      Create complex reports and queries based on PeopleSoft payroll and HR data

  •      Performs other related duties as assigned.

  •      May travel with over-night stays to off-site locations as needed.


    Be Orange. Be You - is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

    Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

    •       Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance  

    •       Health Savings Account contributions  

    •       Paid holidays plus PTO  

    •       401(k) plan & contributions  

    •       Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities  

    •       Charity contributions 

    •       Nationwide career opportunities 

    We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

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    In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate.  Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance. 

    Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.