CenturyLink Senior Analyst-Payroll in Monroe, Louisiana

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

CenturyLink is looking for a great Senior Payroll Analyst to join our team! This person is a fully-qualified professional with a broad career level of understanding of payroll.

Job Description

  • Provide assistance and support of the payroll activities within the Payroll department

  • Responsible for reconciling Payroll balance sheet accounts using BlackLine

  • Assist with employee deduction setups and cancellations

  • Responsible for providing area Presidents, Vice President & FP&A Detailed Earnings Reports

  • Making journal entries as needed

  • Backup for reviewing bank return items for employee direct deposits and resubmitting those funds

  • Preparation of deposit vouchers for checks received from payroll vendors and employees

  • Assist with processing and reporting of Unclaimed Property

  • Assist with running various payroll related reports (Ex: SOX, Public Service Commission, PAC)

  • Assist in review of bi-weekly payroll reports for payroll processing

  • Assist in the year-end processing of W2s

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Working knowledge of Payroll and Human Resources policies and procedures or the equivalent in training and experience.

  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred.

  • Working knowledge of BlackLine account reconciliation tool preferred

  • Extensive working knowledge of personal computers with special emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Access Database.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent education and relevant experience. Minimum 4-5 years related experience or 2-3 with a Master's degree

  • Willingness to learn and to collaborate in a team environment

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Detail oriented and self motivated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Excel and SAP.

  • Ability to organize and manage work in an efficient and effective manner to ensure tasks are met according to defined timelines.

  • Ability to handle challenges


Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition # : 197214

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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