Financial Analyst - Payroll - Yakima, WA

Employer: Catholic Charities

Job Description:
Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst Payroll will perform complex accounting functions including but not limited to, GL account reconciliation, financial reporting, budgeting, report writing and data analysis. The position will research, understand, and apply State and Federal laws, agencies requirements, rules and regulations. Strong accounting and analytical skills as well and intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills are required. The Financial Analyst Payroll must be comfortable working in various software systems and have the skills to reconcile and audit system reports.


Perform responsibilities related to payroll in the HRIS (Paycom).

Prepare and/or oversee reconciliation of payroll related accounts including employee benefits.
Develop and audit Paycom reports in support of the CC and CCHS controllers and the CFO.
Assist with program level and annual external audits as requested.
Provide Paycom process training to program managers as requested.
Respond to inquiries from employees and various regulatory agencies by phone or in writing.
Update and maintain GL codes in the Paycom system.
Oversee and coordinate with HR and Billing on payroll related employee receivables.
Prepare journal entries and prepare upload files for posting to the Intacct financial system.
Suggest and implement improvements to relevant processes and procedures.
Provide backup to the Payroll Administrator.
Perform responsibilities related to budgeting.

In coordination with the Grants & Contracts Controller and the CC and CCHS program operation managers prepare annual and interim payroll budgets.
Provide training and support to CC and CCHS program managers for budget related updates and cost allocation documentation including but not limited to time study policy and Personnel Action Form (PAF) submission.
Research budget variances related to payroll related costs; including Paycom system data audits and preparation of correcting journal entries.
Perform additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

The following requirements are those that are normally required for the performance of this position. Any disabled applicant who does not meet one or more of the requirements, but who can perform the essential functions of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) shall be deemed to meet these requirements.

Physical Requirements:

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting, or performing other work requiring low physical exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirements. These physical demands are required up to 80% of the time.

Non-Physical Requirements:


BA degree in Accounting preferred.

Experience with payroll processing and/or preparation of budgets.
Special Skills

Knowledge and experience with computerized general ledger systems, spreadsheet design, database management and reporting
Intermediate to Advanced knowledge in Excel formulas and functions
Excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to be self-motivated, adaptable to change, and detail-oriented
Ability to work in a team environment
Willingness to learn new responsibilities
Ability to be self-directed and represent the agency in a professional manner
Licensure, Registration, Certification

Valid Washington State drivers license and agency required minimum liability insurance
Employment is conditional upon:

Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on February 18, 2021

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