View all jobs

Payroll Analyst (Must be located in or near Westlake TX)

Westlake, Texas

Job Summary

We are looking for a Payroll Analyst who plays a key role in executing our client's payroll and analytics tasks. The Payroll Analyst is a strong problem solver, critical and strategic thinker, self-motivated, detailed oriented and driven individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

 Process semimonthly payroll for 1,000+ employees payroll and reconcile final payroll before

distribution including commissions, various tax and benefit deductions, payroll adjustments,

garnishments and process monthly payroll journal entries

 Reviews and validates calculations for overtime, taxes, deductions, bonuses, and other special


 Prepares reports for management and finance and reconciles payroll records with the general ledger

 Receives, analyzes, and administers garnishments in compliance with all legal requirements

 Processes stop payments, electronic fund transfer reversals, and check reversals for payroll


 Monitors all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization's payroll processing objectives, including relationships with external auditors and government agencies

 Publishing and releasing data for company records

 Coordinate with various regulators on setting up unemployment and wage taxes in new states

 Maintain employee records, ensure employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis

 Providing information and answering employee inquiries related to payroll matters

 Reviews current processes and procedures to improve efficiencies and to optimize the use of



Experience and Education

 Bachelor’s degree or above with a minimum 3.0 GPA

 2+ years relevant experience in payroll processing

 2+ years experience using ADP payroll systems


Required Skills, Abilities, Soft Skill Factors

 Experience with nonqualified stock option compensation plans

 Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

 Strong problem-solving skills

 Hands on, self-starter mindset that can do the work independently

 High integrity and honest communication

 Ability to build relationships and collaborate across the organization, serving as a resource to others, inclusive and respectful of others’ expertise and perspectives.

 Exceptional interpersonal communication skills including ability to present, simplify complex topics for senior management

 Strong attention to detail and organization


Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Frequent keyboarding required, using hands to finger, handle, or feel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. May spend up to 8 hours per day sitting and may have occasional movement throughout the facility. Regular use of communicating via Microsoft Teams, email, and phone.


EEO Statement: FosterThomas is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment. FosterThomas does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity genetic information, sexual orientation, or sex, including pregnancy and childbirth, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

More Openings

Payroll Specialist
Payroll Coordinator

Share This Job

Powered by