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Payroll Systems Analyst

Cox Enterprises | Atlanta GA 39901 USA | Part Time | Posted: 10/20/2020

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Primary Location: 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Enterprises

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202000420

Cox Enterprises is hiring a Payroll Systems Analyst who will be responsible for performing business analysis, support the enhancement, configuration, and development of enterprise-wide HR technology systems and applications. The Payroll Systems Analyst leads enterprise production payroll processing and has a comprehensive understanding of payroll processes and practices.

The Payroll Systems Analyst will support a range of projects, corporate and divisional HR Technology initiatives involving business acquisitions, system releases/enhancements, and overall maintenance of the core Human Capital Management (HCM) system.

The Payroll Systems Analyst will lead and/or support multiple work activities/projects of high complexity and impact/risk. The Payroll Systems Analyst has an end-to-end perspective of HCM systems and processes. The analyst builds business relationships with IT and the functional areas.

The enterprise-wide systems support 41,000+ employees across four divisions and 22,000+ retirees



  • Facilitates meetings with business users to identify, understand, and document functional requirements.
  • Participates in the design of functional requirements/specifications for new development and ongoing projects.
  • Performs system analysis and design activities.
  • Participates in projects as a subject matter expert (SME).
  • Creates reviews and obtains signoff of work and change requests.
  • Assists in the planning, creation, and execution of test scripts.

Process Improvement

  • Analyzes current production processes, both business and technical, and offers suggestions for improvement.
  • Identifies and implements efficiencies with existing processes.

Production Support

  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of payroll processes and practices.
  • Performs as the lead for updating Payroll system tables within the core HCM solution.
  • Performs enterprise production operation tasks/activities as needed, including running and processing payroll jobs.
  • Identifies and resolves system-wide issues through innovative solutions.
  • Develops queries using HCM query tool and/or stand-alone SQL for validation and analysis.
  • First point of contact for third-level support to provide solutions within established service level guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, based on department and business needs.



  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Human Resource Information Professional (HRIP) certifications preferred

System Knowledge/Experience:

  • Minimum of five years' professional experience; minimum of three years' experience working with PeopleSoft Payroll Processing/Administration in a large HR/Payroll environment (greater than 5,000 employees)
  • Experience with Workday or Oracle Cloud payroll is a plus.
  • Experience with Kronos Timekeeping is a plus.
  • Experience with one of the following query/reporting tools: PeopleSoft query, Access, SQL, and Query/Crystal reports
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, presentation and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Broad working knowledge of the organization's current technologies and practices and understanding of the strategic direction
  • Ability to be flexible and respond to varied demands

Who We Are

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We've been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 39901, United States
Categories Human Resources

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