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Payroll/Finance Analyst

Payroll/Finance Analyst

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One 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/Finance Analyst will report to the VP of Finance. This position will be responsible for the support and coordination of functions related to the processing and administration of Payroll and other accounting, financing tasks and projects that are assigned.


  • Help process bi-weekly payroll for entire Operating Unit. 
  • Transmit interface files for tax, wage payments, garnishments and ACH each payroll.
  • Process off cycle Manual payments.
  • Act as Administrator for the branch for the Pay card program and iPay website.
  • Ensure that payroll processes follow company policies and comply with state and federal regulations/industry standards.
  • Processes time files weekly for upload to corporate payroll system, as needed.
  • 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 Finance department at the Operating Unit
  • Enters associate record changes into payroll system to maintain accurate associate payroll records.
  • Completes spreadsheets required for health, pension, union dues and vacation accrual reporting.
  • Respond to all employment verifications and requests for information. 
  • Performs basic clerical functions including:  copying, filing, scanning, data entry, telephone and email communications.
  • Assist with accounting and finance research to support departments initiatives and projects.
  • Other accounting and finance tasks as assigned.





  • Must have two years of high volume payroll processing experience, preferably in an In-house payroll environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.      
  • Accounting/general ledger reconciliation experience.
  • Experience with Kronos.
  • 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.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel and MS Word.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work well with all levels of associates, to organize and prioritize workload, and management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test. 


Ability to quickly build positive working relationships at all levels of the organization



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


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