Payroll Analyst (Atlanta, GA)

Lewis James Professional

Payroll Analyst

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Payroll Analyst for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Assist in the preparation, processing, reconciliation, and distribution of payroll for approximately 6,000 multi-state exempt and non-exempt employees in North America.
  • Enter data for payroll processing.
  • Run, distribute, and review audit reports and analyze results.
  • Request funding for off cycle payroll and payroll tax liabilities.
  • Reconcile daily liabilities to outsourcing vendor’s records.
  • Review withholding orders.
  • Send orders to third party vendor, via their ticketing/case management site, upon receipt to initiate and maintain orders in Workday.
  • Ensure third party vendor has prepared agency responses, respond to inquiries, and manage remittances based on ticket/case resolution.
  • Provide complete and accurate responses to routine employee inquiries through case management process.
  • Monitor email accounts for payroll.
  • Fulfill requests for verifications of employment.
  • Review and resolve positive pay decisions and notices of change.
  • Review, sort and distribute correspondence from federal, state and local agencies.
  • Complete or coordinate the opening, closing or maintenance of employment tax related accounts.
  • Support and participate in ad hoc requests, i.e. special projects, metrics and reporting, audit support, controls testing and validation, process documentation/improvements, etc.
  • Review and respond to inquiries from our third party vendors.
  • Model compliance with company policies and procedures and support company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Support the implementation of business solutions.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to strengthen processes and deliverables.
  • Hybrid Schedule – 3 days in Office – 2 days at home
  • 1st week: Tues – Wed
  • 2nd week Wed – Thurs
  • Flexibility – can come in by 9 and leave by 2 – finishing day at home.


  • 3+ years’ experience with Workday is a requirement*
  • Possess a working knowledge of the end-to-end payroll process and excel functionality including audit reports, garnishment administration, employee support, and basic payroll tax support.
  • Payroll Processing experience.
  • 4-7 years of related experience required.

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_4080. You may also send a copy of your resume to: and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_4080. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V