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Payroll Systems Analyst | SCI Jobs

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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Payroll Systems Analyst in Houston, Texas

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This role will focus on systems analysis as well as payroll processing support. Assist with US and Canadian payroll processing, analysis and resolution of payroll issues. Ensure operational effectiveness of payroll systems and processes.


  • Support the processing of weekly and bi-weekly on-cycle, off-cycle, and same day payrolls to ensure timely and accurate payment to all associates

  • Prepare and assist with payroll statistical and operational reporting

  • Assist with maintaining the payroll database of current employees, wages and benefits

  • Provide information to departmental management for reporting and prepare materials for internal and external auditors

  • Research, analyze and resolve problems or questions presented by associates, leadership, and/or other functional area partners using knowledge of entire payroll functions.

  • Assist the payroll team with the review of payroll audit reports, working with other functional areas to ensure errors are reconciled and corrected quickly, and resolve payroll issues

  • Recommend and participate in the development of new functional processes.

  • Proactively identify departmental process or procedural obstacles and make recommendations for resolution or revision.

  • Assist with troubleshooting payroll system configuration and reporting issues to identify and fix root causes

  • Create and modify existing custom reports to meet business needs where necessary

  • Work with assigned client groups, such as HR and Payroll, to support business requirements, data gathering and analysis.

  • Supports the assessment and resolution of on-going production operations issues.

  • Works directly with team members to understand project concept, objectives and approach.

  • Assists in taking assigned project from original concept through final implementation.

  • Reviews, analyzes and creates detailed documentation of business processes and systems functionality, including workflow, program functions and steps required to execute systems transactions/processes.

  • Assists in defining, developing and executing test plans, in partnership with functional and technical project team members.

  • Ensures that all tests are conducted and documented according to required standards.

  • Ensures that all items follow the change management process.

  • Participate in pre-processing controls and reviews of the payroll data.

  • Recommend and participate in the development of new functional processes.

  • Proactively identify departmental process or procedural obstacles and make recommendations for resolution or revision.



  • High School diploma or equivalent required


  • 2-3 years of experience with payroll processing

  • 1 year of demonstrated experience with Workday (preferred - other systems acceptable)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge in Workday payroll systems

  • Knowledge of EIB/file loading

  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly, demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks

  • Understanding of large volume payroll and HR processes

  • Available for weekend work as needed to assist with payroll processing and error resolution

  • Self-motivated, creative problem solver with good time management skills, the ability to meet deadlines, strong attention to detail

Postal Code: 77007

Category (Portal Searching): Finance and Accounting

Job Location: US-TX - Houston

Req ID: Req.91003

Position Type: Full time

Who we are. What we do.

We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V