Business Analyst with Payroll experience

  • location: Portland, ME
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $70 per hour

job description

Business Analyst with Payroll experience

Looking for Business Analyst with Payroll experience (Peoplesoft/Workday) for an 18 month contract in southern Maine. Candidates can work primarily from home once up and running.


Degree/Certifications Required:

Years of experience: 5-7 years

Reason for request/why opened: FTE on team is retiring, need to fill gap around troubleshooting/root cause analysis

Personality Style/Team Culture: 15+ people, mostly in ME. Great team, great working environment

Selling Points of Position: highly impactful role with high visibility.

How will performance be measured: based on work completed d


- Support BAU and project tasks as necessary allowing incumbent resources to focus on Workday.

- Provides support to Payroll Business Analyst

- Strong report writing and data analysis skills.

- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple tasks and priorities.

- Serve as Payroll's representative in projects and meetings to gather and translate information to payroll business requirements.

- Collaborate with Payroll's business partners and customers to address issues by providing solutions and consistent, high quality service delivery.

- Provide exceptional Customer service by meeting Customer demands as they relate to relatively straightforward inquiries, with the support of more experienced personnel.

- Resolve problems independently, escalating more difficult issues to supervisors.

- Ability to execute and perform a broad range of tasks of varying complexity and scope.

- Experience with expatriate pay processing, data mapping.

- Computer skills- excel skills (v look-up, filters, pivot tables), Microsoft suite

- Must be able to work well independently as well as within a team structure of 15 who work closely together.

- Nice to haves: in-house payroll experience using PeopleSoft and/or Workday is ideal.


1.) Combined payroll background and functional business analyst experience, approx. 5-7 years.

2.) Computer skills- strong Excel & Access for reporting, analysis reasons .

3.) Previous experience with root case analysis


1.) banking/Fi experience

2.) In-house payroll experience using PeopleSoft is ideal but not required.

Skills needed for submittals

Excellent communication skills-Yes pr mp

Functional knowledge of Workday HCM (Compensation & Payroll)-Yes or no

Has your candidate worked at our client as a Full Time employee?-yes or No

Advanced Excel & Access skills including knowledge of pivot tables, macros- years

PeopleSoft payroll experience-years

Root cause analysis- years

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