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Senior Payroll Analyst

Company: LyondellBasell
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:


Basic Function

The Senior Payroll Analyst role is a senior payroll role within the Human Resources Department. This position is responsible for payroll processing of executive, international and Canadian payrolls using SAP. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, payroll processing of highly compensated employees, foreign tax and earnings, as well as interpreting foreign currency and exchange rates. Processing of additional payments such as bonuses, stock option exercise and other special payments using SAP Payroll. Knowledge of SAP payroll and the ability to multi-task is key to the success in this role. Further responsibilities include auditing and balancing each payroll. The Senior Payroll Analyst must be knowledgeable of federal and state regulations, including wage and hour, tax, garnishment and reporting laws.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Processes and administers salaried exempt and non-exempt payrolls in a multi-state environment.
  • Responsible for the processing of highly compensated employees and executives.
  • Accountable for international rotating employee payroll processing.
  • Responsible for the review, reconciliation and processing of Canadian payroll.
  • Experience working with third party vendors to interpret payroll data.
  • Knowledge of working with currency exchange and international payroll data.
  • Partners with internal teams, external business units and vendors to improve and sustain related system processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a high-degree of confidentiality relative to employee personal data.
  • Responsible for processing large payroll files and preparing files for upload and/or input into SAP.
  • Respond immediately to any questions or concerns from employees regarding pay related issues, including executive payroll data and international rotating employees.
  • Assists Human Resource representatives and employees as appropriate in the procedural understanding and application of payroll and related Human Resource policies.

    Min. Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in business or information systems or related field.
    • 8 + years of relevant experience using SAP or similar system to maintain and process payroll.
    • Experience working with large volume payrolls.
    • Experience working with executive compensation.
    • Experience working in a multi-state environment.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
    • Knowledge of multi-state payroll laws and federal regulations.
    • Excellent interpersonal conduct and behavior.
    • Strong oral & written communication skills.
    • Proficient in MS Office products.
    • Able to comprehend moderately complex assignments quickly and use initiative to accomplish goals.
    • Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • CPP preferable, but not required.
      • Experience with Success Factors as an HR system a plus. #LI-MC1 #LI-HYBRID


        Builds effective teams
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        Customer focus
        Demonstrates courage
        Drives results
        Ensures accountability
        Instills trust and exemplifies integrity
        We are LyondellBasell - a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. As one of the world's largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit www.lyondellbasell.com or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.
        Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
        LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited r--sum--s or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.
        LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

        Nearest Major Market: Houston

Keywords: LyondellBasell, Houston , Senior Payroll Analyst, Human Resources , Houston, Texas

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