Kognitiv Inc. seeks to be the best in the Workday® ecosystem in both customer and employee satisfaction. We believe happy employees go hand-in-hand with happy customers. We truly believe that if our employees feel engaged, challenged, and empowered every day, they will provide top-notch service for our customers. We encourage our employees to "act like an owner" each and every day in the work they do and their contributions to our fast growing organization.
All opportunities are Remote. By applying to this role, you will be considered for all Workday opportunities within the organization.
Please note, this is a remote opportunity for USA location only. Associate Payroll Consultants are individuals who are passionate about solving problems and helping others. They are self-starters with an interest in building a strong career in Workday Consulting. Responsible for processing payroll across multiple clients and providing support across Workday Payroll modules, understanding the client’s business and requirements, and delivering solutions that best fit client needs. The role provides impeccable customer service to clients and builds strong relationships with clients.
- Act as subject matter expert and execute assigned deliverables for aligned Payroll clients.
- Process accurate and timely payrolls in multi-state and/or Canada environments using Workday. Payroll cycles could include semi-monthly, biweekly, weekly, union/non-union and on demand payments.
- Support clients in year-end project activities including testing, W2 balancing, file validation, corrections, and release.
- Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.
- Perform regular pre and post audits to ensure payroll accuracy.
- Produce various payroll related reports when requested.
- Ensure timely and effective resolution for payroll related matters.
- Help identify and implement ideas for improving processes and methodologies.
- Assist clients in testing Workday configuration, provide knowledge transfer, and develop documentation as applicable.
- Work in a fast-paced environment that requires tasks to be completed quickly and accurately.
- Consult and execute with limited supervision on deliverables/projects across multiple, concurrent clients.
- Troubleshoot business processes, calculated fields, business logic, file loads and configuration.
- Perform research on problems, identify the true cause, and present/implement corrective measures to the client. Seek opinions and feedback on alternative solutions from team members to solve client needs.
- Conduct working sessions with clients to gather, understand, and analyze business requirements. Assess client needs and propose recommendations and/or alternative solutions to meet client goals. Advise clients on best practices, recommend process improvements, and implement system enhancements.
- Build a working foundation of Workday Payroll and associated modules through delivered training, on-the-job training, and provided networks of teams and mentors.
- Minimum of 2+ years of professional work experience in Human Resources Outsourcing or related field required.
- Knowledge and understanding of HR, payroll, tax, accounting project management and/or related subject matter desired.
- Understanding of regulatory and legislative guidelines in the payroll and tax domains.
- Workday Payroll processing, reporting, and EIB experience required.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and colleagues in a remote working environment.
- Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction; strong customer focus with the ability to build relationships.
- Highly self-motivated with initiative, curiosity, and willingness to learn new skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to be effectively and actively engaged on multiple, parallel projects and deliverables.
- Excellent time management and organization skills.
- Capable of working within remote teams and alongside clients, as well as on individual tasks with limited supervision.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to frequent change.
- Ability to meet travel requirements (<5% a year).
Kognitiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Kognitiv will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
The base pay range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill set, experience, education, certification/credentials, market data, internal equity, and office location, and other business and organizational needs. A reasonable estimate of range is $55,000 to $186,200 for CA, NY, and CO. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount varies based on factors described. This position may be eligible for additional incentives, such as benefits, bonus and commission.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Kognitiv (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Kognitiv or an affiliated Kognitiv business may not be eligible for consideration.