Sanford Health

Payroll Analyst - Payroll

Fargo, North Dakota
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Apr 16, 2018
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Performs internal auditing of the employee payroll record, payroll processing practices, and time keeping records to ensure payroll compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as adherence to company policies. Able to perform control file maintenance of payroll systems, inclusive of tax and regulatory required process, benefit packages and general ledger accounts. Completes reconciliation of employee benefit enrollments, provides arrears billing and account funding deviations to Finance. Coordinates state tax reciprocity process, communications, form preparation; and data maintenance. Creates, generates and reviews reports of database set up and process. Communicates inaccurate information findings to appropriate business owner for corrective action. Ensures proper setup of retirement plans and verifies enrollment status eligibility and accuracy. Builds matrix synopses of data for leadership to forecast potential business needs and determine efficiency and improvement of payroll processes and information feeds to other sub-systems. Additional duties and special projects as assigned by leadership.


Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Must have ability to interpret complex payroll and employee demographic data and utilize critical thinking and analytical skills to assess inconsistancies and collaborate with managers and other department resources. Basic understanding of payroll, human resource and accounting principles and standards is required. Able to demonstrate use of knowledge in identifying trending and database inconsistencies based on statistical analysis. Work must be well documented.



Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is preferred Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related business field required. Must have 5 years of applicable experience, with previous experience in an office setting and 1 year of professional payroll experience is required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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