United Airlines

Analyst - Payroll Operations

United Airlines - Posted 1 month ago
$65k-80k/year  + Equity

Full-time

Houston, TX

Category
Payroll Specialist
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
84k employees

Payroll Specialist Job description

There's never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We're on a path toward becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we're growing – in the years ahead, we'll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline.

Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space-available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we balance our books. And our Finance team plays an important role in making sure we have the right financial tools in place to meet our goals. By managing our investments and providing detailed analyses of financial performance and strategies, we play a major role in helping United to thrive and grow. From Financial Planning & Analysis to Internal Audit, and even Procurement, this team provides the financial fuel that keeps our operation going!

Key Responsibilities:

The Analyst of Payroll Operations will ensure accurate processing and recording of the company's payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, and participate in daily payroll processing operations in the PeopleSoft HRMS system. This person will apply leadership skills to improve efficiency and accomplish operational and workflow objectives. Accountable for ensuring deliverables are met for self and team. Ensure all support functions are processed timely and accurately while all audit requirements are actioned. Assist with workflow and prioritization of payroll processing to achieve efficiency and to ensure timelines are met. Assist the Payroll Management team in creating a winning team environment. Work cross-functionally within the department and the company to drive process improvements leading to best practices and automation while staying up to date on all processing mentioned above, company policies, and applicable payroll laws.

  • Manage and process all PeopleSoft payroll functions for a large payroll while remaining consistent with Federal, State, and Local requirements
  • Run queries and analyze data from PeopleSoft by using pivot tables and lookups as needed
  • Validate payroll summary, payroll registers, and other payroll reports
  • Plan, develop timelines, address issues, and identify solutions
  • Understand and apply applicable labor contracts for various work groups
  • Review and test changes to PeopleSoft and time and attendance systems
  • Research and guide issues while working cross-functionally within the department and the company
  • Work closely with high-level internal/external contacts in reviewing, compiling, and processing various sensitive payroll data
  • Manage other payroll-related projects as assigned

United values diverse experiences, and perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the "desired" qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table.

Qualifications

What's needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

  • College education/degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2-3 years of payroll experience in a processing environment
  • Multi-state payroll knowledge
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
  • Ability to drive operational improvements on a departmental basis
  • Ability to exhibit leadership skills, and verbal/written communications skills
  • High level of initiative; detail-oriented, excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management, follow-through, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stressful situations in a professional manner
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with a high degree of accuracy
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's in Finance/Accounting
  • Experience processing payroll in PeopleSoft

 United Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact JobAccommodations@united.com to request an accommodation.

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