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AECOM Payroll Analyst in Richmond, Virginia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is looking for a Payroll Analyst to oversee employee’s payroll records within the ADP application and ensure all payments are accurate and timely. This position offers a flexible hybrid work arrangement to include a combination of office and remote schedule and will be based Glen Allen, VA.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Processing for multi-states, reviewing payroll data and documents for inefficiencies and errors.

  • Checking whether all amounts are accurate based on hours worked and ensuring payments are made on time.

  • Prepare necessary paperwork and/or uploads for Weekly and Biweekly payroll processing (i.e. tax deductions, benefits, etc.)

  • Analyze compensation-related data

  • Oversee payroll transactions and processing, including reconciliations and balancing, along with backup to the Payroll Specialists

  • Conduct regular audits on payroll procedures and records

  • Design, document and implement procedures to streamline payroll processes

  • Assist with report requests

  • Report to management on payroll issues and changes

  • Stay up-to-date on state and federal payroll and tax laws

  • Involved in special projects, as needed


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 4 years of relevant payroll processing and analysis experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Due to nature of the work, US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Having a CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) Certification is a plus.

  • Experience with ServiceNow and/or Workday HR is a plus.

  • Prior experience as a Payroll Analyst, Payroll Coordinator or Payroll Specialist is a plus.

  • Deep knowledge of state and federal payroll and tax regulations.

  • Experience processing within ADP platform (EV5 and GlobalView preferred).

  • Strong excel skills, including using spreadsheets.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Excellent customer services skills.

  • The ability to work under tight deadline.

  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.

Additional Information

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation and/or per diem is not offered for this position.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10082777

Business Line: Corporate

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: GBS

Career Area: Finance

Work Location Model: Hybrid