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PPL Corporation Sr Payroll Systems Analyst / Lead Payroll System Specialist in Allentown, Pennsylvania

7371BR

Internal Title:

Sr Payroll Systems Analyst / Lead Payroll System Specialist

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Designs, develops, tests and implements new systems, processes, and solutions to support payroll and human resources processes and services. Includes User Acceptance Testing (UAT) in PeopleSoft, ADP, and other systems as required.

  2. Processes the biweekly/monthly payrolls for multiple companies incorporating pay rules from labor unions, regulatory agencies and corporate policies and procedures.

  3. Ensures HR system employee data is updated and maintained accurately and timely, including exception items such as retroactive adjustments, garnishments, deductions, etc.

  4. Leverages technology to process payroll in both PeopleSoft and ADP, in depth ability to setup, maintain, manage and report from both systems.

  5. Ensures adequate controls are in place and effectively performed to ensure the accurate and timely execution of the company's payroll and related processes and controls.

  6. Researches and analyzes payroll and HR situations, from simple to complex, and ensures appropriate solutions are implemented accurately and timely with little or no supervision.

  7. Identifies and/or participates in the identification of enhancements and process improvements in payroll and human resource products, processes and services through process improvements and control techniques.

  8. Identify opportunities to use information technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes. Leads/participates in payroll projects, including creating and monitoring project plans, project deliverables and communications with little or no supervision.

  9. Manages the Education Assistance and Relocation programs in providing support to employees and proper recording of expenses.

  10. Submits monthly payroll journal entries and performs related payroll account reconciliations. Monitors and coordinates the Payroll Help Desk along with the Payroll Mailbox.

  11. May lead special projects or teams.

  12. Provides training to employees, including setup and management of training plans.

  13. Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with customers such as business lines, functional teams and other groups or individuals within HR.

  14. Takes on additional responsibilities and projects willingly, as needed.

  15. May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.

  16. The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Requisition ID:

7371BR

Position Summary:

Under minimal supervision, responsible for processing the company's payrolls, managing the Education Assistance and Relocation programs, coordinating the Payroll Help Desk and incoming Mailbox, along with some other monthly accounting duties. In addition, this position is responsible for developing analyses to solve routine and structured business and technical problems with a focus on improving operational effectiveness and excellence. This individual effectively communicates payroll situations, from simple to complex, to all levels of staff and management and is detail-oriented with the ability to see the big picture, possesses technical skills with the ability to solve system challenges. This individual has a high degree of respect for the confidentiality and sensitivity of payroll and HR data and is a team player with a strong sense of ownership and commitment to excellence.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Experience Level:

Professional

Recruiting Location:

PA-Allentown

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in IT, Accounting, Finance, or Business or related field; or 7 years of relevant experience. Ability to analyze detail and complex data and/or issues.

  2. General knowledge of database structure and SQL language

  3. Strong Controls focus and thorough understanding of controls concepts and techniques.

  4. Minimum of five years analytical/problem solving experience with a focus on business improvement. Proficient in MS Suite (Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or other advanced statistical computer applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

Regular or Temporary:

Regular

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. CPP, FCP or other relevant certification is beneficial.

  2. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Proficient in Excel and Access computer application.

  3. Knowledge of various reporting tools such as PeopleSoft Query, Crystal Reports, MicroStrategy, and Cognos Knowledge of payroll and human resources practices, policies, requirements, regulations, processes and techniques.

Full-time or Part-time:

Full-Time

Corporate Summary:

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a leading U.S. energy company focused on providing electricity and natural gas safely, reliably and affordably to more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL’s high-performing, award-winning utilities – Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the U.S. Our companies are addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient and more dynamic power grids and advancing sustainable energy solutions. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees.

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