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IHS Markit Analyst, Payroll Americas in Englewood, Colorado

The Payroll Analyst role within the IHS Markit Global Payroll team is above all a team-oriented position. This position reports to the Americas Payroll Manager out of Englewood, Colorado. Expectations are to build relationships internally and externally, collaborating with cross-functional teams (benefits, human resource/hr services, accounting, employee and other key business partners). The successful individual will have a solid understanding of payroll related matters, including compensation and benefit taxation. Key responsibility centers on management of information within the HCM and Payroll system assuring accuracy and timeliness. Technical expertise with human capital management systems is a plus.


  • Analyze, approve, audit HCM system (Workday) data

  • Resolve median level questions and issues surfacing from interactions with key partners and within the HCM/Payroll system

  • Strong adherence to deadlines - ensuring accurate and timely payroll

  • Ensure intermediate level knowledge and accuracy of employee and/or employer contributions for statutory requirements (tax or benefits) for responsible country payroll processing

  • Basic knowledge of processing payroll for expatriates, relocation, severance, equity and multifaceted payments

  • Support leave documentation

  • Research current essential information for payroll compliance with taxation and regulations for responsible countries

  • Basic knowledge of pensions, healthcare, life and noninsured benefit plans and how these may concept may intersect with processing payroll

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Respond to internal and external audit requests as directed by supervisor

  • Training of employees and managers on self-service attributes of HCM system and payroll documents

  • Track, update and create process documentation materials as directed

  • Prepare monthly reports as required

  • Duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent experience

  • 4 or more years of recent continuous direct US payroll experience

  • Intermediate knowledge and skills in Excel and Word

  • Superior customer service skills

  • Basic skills in audit

  • Ability to multitask (manage and prioritize workloads) and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent time-management skills with ability to meet deadlines

  • Team player who can work with varying levels of staff in multiple locations

  • ·Basic knowledge of HCM/Payroll systems

  • Strong attention to detail and effective planning, organizational, and analytical skills

  • Proactive troubleshooting, listening and problem-solving skills

  • Be accountable to team members for agreements and promises, own responsibilities and duties

  • Seeks out experiences that may change perspective or provide opportunity to learn new skills

  • American Payroll Association FPC certification not required but expected to be obtained within 12 months of hire

IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.