Specialist - Payroll

May 31, 2024
Hyderabad, Pakistan
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title: Payroll Specialist 

We are EA

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is fun work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

EA’s CFO organization comprises a broad group of finance disciplines. Our common goal is partnership with business teams delivering strategies and providing our players with amazing experiences. EA finance teams assist the business in achieving profitable creativity by providing financial insight, reporting and guidance.

We use progressive tools to analyze and visualize data, telling the story of financial drivers, performance, risks and opportunities. We value attributes like collaboration and learning. We celebrate diversity and inclusion by creating a place where you can come to work and be yourself.

Corporate accounting’s mission is to create shareholder value through integrity, leadership and business partnership.  Our primary responsibility is to prepare and report the worldwide consolidated financial statements to senior management and to shareholders through press releases and earnings calls.  Additional responsibilities include accounting consultation to internal partners, assisting with acquisitions, system improvements and other special projects.

We are looking for Payroll Specialist to join our fast-paced Payroll Team. The EA NA Payroll team processes payroll for approximately 8500+ employees spread across US and Canada.  You will have a flexible and team-oriented outlook and be responsible for completing assigned tasks to help processing bi-weekly payroll for employees located in multiple states/ provinces. You will also provide general support for ongoing payroll related queries and audits. 

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Create templates for bi-weekly payroll for NA employees to be loaded into UKG Pro payroll system.
  • Perform manual calculations for payroll exceptions - New Hires, Terminations, status changes from non-exempt to exempt, location changes, salary rate changes, etc.
  • Perform various audits of source documents against system uploads and manual entries – Pre and post payroll audits.
  • Perform visa audit to ensure data integrity between UKG Pro and Workday (HRIS) system.
  • Perform wage garnishments recons.
  • Prepare and import data files from outside sources for payroll processing.
  • Create Ad Hoc reports for external reporting to Business Partners
  • Help with payroll related inquiries (payroll Help Desk)
  • Help with special projects as required.

Skills and Knowledge

  •  Strong oral and written communications skills with the ability to work effectively with peers, business partners and employees at all levels
  • Analytical skillset that allows for critical thinking for problem solving
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under constant processing deadlines.
  • Maintain data integrity with discretion and confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Contribute to overall department efficiencies by delivering quality work and raising any concerns in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently as well as to work well in a team environment.
  • Focus on customer service to deliver a superior employee experience
  • Self-motivated, proactive and problem-solving attitude
  • Attention to detail, high level of accuracy and results oriented.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and be effective in new situations.
  • Good knowledge of payroll processes, systems, and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Selection Criteria

  • 5-6 years of total experience with minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of payroll terminology – earnings, deductions taxes, pretax and post-tax deductions, and tax-exempt status etc. is required.
  • Experience with UKG Pro Payroll is preferred.
  • Experience with Workday is a plus.


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