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Clifton Larson Allen LLP Payroll Analyst II in Brainerd, Minnesota

CLA's Appleton location is looking for a confident Payroll Processing Analyst (Payroll Analyst II) to join our superior team. Are you passionate about working in payroll with great people? Do you have strong client service and payroll processing skills? Read on, you're on your way to your new adventure with CLA! The Day to Day: A typical day as a Payroll Analyst II might include the following: Managing and developing relationship with great clients. Being responsible for various aspects of the client's payroll, including administration, distribution, and record-keeping. Providing accurate data in the preparation of the client's payroll in a fast-paced, high volume environment. Payroll Processing: Input, verify and transmit payroll data for firm clients. Requires communication with clients to gather necessary information. Some payrolls may be complex in nature and involve reviewing work of the Payroll Analyst I. Process bonus payments and other special payrolls upon request. Prepare check requests for payroll reimbursement, taxes due, child support payments, etc. Deliver reports and checks to clients. Set up new earnings codes, deductions and accumulators as required. Prepare schedules for file. Update payroll software with any tax rate changes and update G/L interface as needed. Employee File Maintenance: Update the payroll system for new hires, terminations, salary changes, department changes, or any other pertinent payroll information received from the client. Process requests for payroll deduction changes, including changes to tax withholding amounts, garnishments or fringe benefit deductions. Update account information and amounts for direct deposit as necessary. Coordinate deduction changes with any annual limitations on cafeteria and retirement plan limitations. Retain client and employee change information in accordance with firm policies. Reports: Prepare quarterly payroll tax reports as needed. Prepare payroll journal entry reports as needed. Assist with verification and distribution of W2s at year-end. Process FMLA and LOA correspondence each pay period during duration of FMLA/LOA, for correct hours/dollars paid, and manually adjust deductions accordingly. Income Verifications: Complete mortgage and SUI verifications, if requested. Other: Assist with workers' compensation audits, preparation of employee census data, uploading retirement plan contribution data to TPA or custodian, process year end fringe benefit additions, and respond to tax notices as necessary. Other duties may include reviewing quarterly payroll tax returns, consulting on compensation and benefits questions from clients, and onboarding of new clients and business including the interpretation of a variety of client data. What makes you a really good looking candidate? You love payroll processing Payroll is your true passion, although certainly NOT your only thing! You're pretty darn good at "payroll"! You jump at the chance to help others, and you're ready to lead a team of high-performing people. You're a little nuts about keeping up-to-date on the ever-changing regs and policies. You have a knack for solving issues and confidently bring solutions to the table. You have experience and exposure to a variety of payroll processing issues. And also in your bag of tricks you have at least a High school diploma or equivalent and at least 3 years of payroll experience. iSolved experience a plus Why join us? At CLA, success is measured by the unique contributions of each member of the team, not level or status. From day one, we'll start talking about and working toward your career goals. You will be exposed to a wide range of ourandto find areas that spark your passion. Our learning programs and on-the-job experiences are designed to attract and enrich people who want to develop themselves into well-rounded professionals. When you join us, you'll have the opportunity to design an uncommon career with unmatched choice, flexibility, and