jdpower Remote United States Full-time 2024-03-21

Title: Payroll Analyst – P2
Location: Remote USA
Reports To: Supervisor – Financial Accounting

J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics. A pioneer in the use of big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic modeling capabilities to understand consumer behavior, J.D. Power has been delivering incisive industry intelligence on customer interactions with brands and products for more than 50 years. The world's leading businesses across major industries rely on J.D. Power to guide their customer-facing strategies.  


The Role: 

Responsible for the performance of a range of duties including but not limited to full cycle payroll processing; hire and termination processing; timesheet entry and verification; employee inquiry assistance and other tasks. Process bi-weekly payroll for both Canada and the United States for hourly and salary employees.  This position can be worked remotely. 


The Impact You Will Have in This Role: 

In this role you will be impacting hundreds of livelihoods for the better.

What You'll Be Doing in This Role: 

  • Working with other specialists, reviews payroll data and reports and compares to supporting documentation to verify accuracy. 
  • Responds to employee and external inquiries regarding payroll. 
  • Prepares Records of Employment (ROE’s). 
  • Assists with the year-end process reconciling T4s, T4As, W2s, 1099s 
  • Reconcile WSIB and EHT annually 
  • Act as liaison for audit requests (internal and external) and requests for financial information pertaining to payroll. 
  • Conduct analysis of various payroll general ledger accounts 
  • Participate as a member of the payroll team on a variety of reporting, analysis and due diligence projects 


Qualifications of this Role: 

  • Post-Secondary Education 
  • Minimum 3 years work experience within a payroll role 
  • Ideal candidate would be Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) 
  • General accounting knowledge 
  • Experience with ADP WorkforceNow
  • Experience with multi-jurisdiction payroll for Canada and United States 
  • Strong background with United States payroll 
  • Confidentiality and discretion are key to the role 
  • Customer focused approach to internal and external inquiries 
  • Strong Problem-Solving skills 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PDF 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks 


The Hiring Manager says: 

This is a great opportunity for a sharp, motivated individual who has a desire to exceed, which is reflected in the quality of their output.  We are looking for someone who wants to continue their career in Payroll.  You will be working along side a group of professionals who have honed their skills over the years.  This position will initially involve a lot of guidance, but the right candidate will have a fair amount of autonomy down the road.  We are not looking for someone to become complacent in this position but an individual who has a passion to expand their knowledge, grow professionally and accelerate their career path. 


The Way We Work: 

  • Leader Led
  • Remote First
  • Foster Flexibility
  • Reward Performance
  • Time Off Matters


Company Mission 

J.D. Power is clear about what we do to ensure our success into the future. We unite industry leading data and insights with world-class technology to solve our clients’ toughest challenges.  

Our Values 

At J.D. Power, we strive to be Truth Finders, Change Makers and Team Driven – the distinct behaviors that, together, define our unique culture.   

Truth Finders – At J.D. Power, we are proud of the unbiased data and findings we provide. As individuals, each and every member of our team is dedicated to living this same objectivity and embodying the highest ethical and professional standards – the only ‘favorite’ we have is the truth.   

Change Makers – At J.D. Power, we never stand still. We constantly seek better ways – innovating and evolving in everything we do to support our colleagues and our clients alike – and all in service of delivering data and insights that drive meaningful business impact.   

Team DrivenAt J.D. Power, we are one team and we are activated. Regardless of individual role, every member of our team is dedicated to supporting their immediate colleagues and our broader J.D. Power family to deliver on our collective purpose and make us greater than the sum of our parts. At J.D. Power, these values are more than words. 


J.D. Power is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. 

Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please reach out to tarecruitment@jdpa.com


To all recruitment agencies: J.D. Power does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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