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Payroll Analyst

Payroll Analyst

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Monday - Friday, 8-5

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Join Our Team - FSAOne of the nation's largest broadline foodservice distributors, Food Services of America serves customers throughout the mid-west, west and Alaska. FSA, along with our sister companies in the SGA Family of Companies, successfully serve the needs of our customers whether they be a chain or independent; public or private; national, regional or local.


At Food Services of America we have a long tradition of providing the highest levels of customer service in the industry. We have a culture that trusts our Associates to act in the best interests of our customers and our company.


We encourage an environment of teamwork where together we combine our know-how and ideas to help us to be stronger than we ever could be individually. We look for the positive and praise it. Recognizing good performance creates the motivation to provide great performance.


The Payroll Analyst, reporting to the Payroll Manager, will be responsible for the support and coordination of functions related to the processing and administration of Payroll.


  • Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll for multiple companies in multiple states. 
  • Transmit interface files for tax, wage payments and ACH each payroll.
  • Process off cycle Manual payments.
  • Act as Administrator for Pay card program.
  • Garnishment processing.        
  • Trouble shoot Kronos issues at the Operating Unit and processes time files each week.
  • Ensure that payroll processes follow company policies and comply with state and federal regulations and industry standards.
  • Maintain high level of subject matter knowledge.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate data input and audit of payroll information.
  • Processing and distribution of required payroll reports.
  • Support Associate Services/Payroll personnel at the Operating Unit
  • Prepare Journal Entries as required.
  • Resolve GL issues as necessary.
  • Modify and build reports as needed.
  • Audit payroll data, deductions and employee/employer taxes for accuracy each payroll.
  • Assist with UAT system testing and upgrades when needed.
  • Respond to employment verifications and requests for information. 
  • Ad hoc payroll reporting.
  • Assist Payroll Manager with tax reporting and reconciliations.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Must have a minimum four years of high volume, multi-state/multi-tax, payroll processing experience, preferably in an In-house payroll environment.
  • Associate Degree, or equivalent experience, required.  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field desired. 
  • FPC or CPP a plus.
  • Accounting/general ledger reconciliation experience desirable.
  • Experience with UltiPro and Kronos desirable.
  • Minimum two years Garnishment processing experience.
  • Analytical thinker, able to problem-solve and trouble-shoot.
  • Self-motivated and dedicated to excelling in the role.
  • Maintains high level of confidentiality.
  • Proven ability to work with deadlines and high volume.
  • Ability to work independently with moderate supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Excellent computer (Excel, Word) and office skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, ability to work well with all levels of associates, to organize and prioritize workload, and management skills.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.


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