Senior Payroll Business Analyst at The Ohio State University

Senior Payroll Business Analyst at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
February 27, 2017
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

Designs, plans, and coordinates the development of custom applications to support payroll processing, university internal controls, risk management, tax and deduction reporting and reconciliation; explores advanced technologies and performs complex data metrics to support Payroll planning and decision making; anticipates needs, identifies problems and recommends solutions using a wide range of analysis and solution strategies; monitors system performance; serves as an expert consultant within and outside the University; assumes leadership and advising capacity on technical projects and HR/Payroll system upgrades; manages testing and implementation of system projects; leads teams in process streamlining activities, system enhancements, and upgrades; tracks industry trends; analyzes new and alternative technologies; recommends and develops database and reporting solutions.

Position Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Computer & Information Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Five years’ experience with software development; three years’ experience using PeopleSoft (version 8.9 or higher,) Payroll data structure and setup tables; experience planning and implementing system upgrades; extensive and specialized knowledge of complex payroll and human resource system.


Experience with SAS and SQR programming languages and Hyperion reporting tool; knowledge of FTP system protocols; experience with website development and project management.

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.