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Sr. Payroll Analyst

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Job ID 155872 Date posted 10/11/2021 Location : Costa Rica

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Job Purpose

The Sr. Payroll Analyst will be the first contact line for payroll processing delivered in the company business service center to ensure a high quality and smooth flow of payroll processes. In this role, you will partner closely with the operations team to ensure the accuracy of data for essential payroll variables such as salary, bank account, address and new employee and termination data.

Key Accountabilities

•    Collect personal information, fixed and variable payroll data and provide it to the payroll provider in the standard agreed format.
•    Ensure payroll variable elements are aligned with the company internal policies.
•    Communicate with the selected payroll provider for payroll processing.
•    Handle the in-country payroll inbox and respond to requests in a timely basis following company policies, urgency and complexity and ensure information is properly archived.
•    Coordinate submission of required reports and run post payroll reports for third party companies.
•    Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
•    Other duties as assigned.


•    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
•    Previous experience in a human resources, finance or administration role.
•    Intermediate English level.
•    Microsoft Office Excel proficiency (intermediate to advanced). 
•    Previous experience working with SAP, JDE, Workday, Salesforce and/or Peoplesoft.
•    Knowledge of payroll processing best practices.
•    Exposure to human resources tools and payroll applications.

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