Recruiting For Payroll Analyst Vacancies

A payroll analyst helps to hold together the entire payroll department of a business, keeping track on the key information needed for their work to be done in an accurate and efficient manner.

This means it is extremely important to find the best possible candidate when recruiting for a position of this type, as their responsibilities extend not only to their role, but making the work of others possible.

Payroll Analyst Responsibilities

At Portfolio Payroll, we have become experts in spotting the key experience and abilities required for payroll positions, no matter what field of work your business operates within.

Depending on the nature of the business, the exact role of a payroll analyst may vary slightly from role-to-role. However, it is very likely that a candidate will be required to do most, if not all, of the following tasks:

  • Processing payroll on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis
  • Reconciling payroll accounts and correcting any mistakes which may be discovered
  • Processing, balancing, reporting and distributing W-2 forms
  • Creating budget projections for the business
  • Conducting salary surveys and preparing reports for the management team
  • Preparing financial, statistical and operational reports when required
  • Performing internal audits of payroll accounts
  • Administering payroll-related employee benefit programs
  • Preparing materials for internal and external audits of company finances

If you have any additional requirements for a candidate in your business just let our team know, allowing them to ensure that these needs are perfectly met by the individuals we put forward.

Contact Portfolio Payroll

Portfolio Payroll can assist with recruitment for all kinds of payroll vacancies, covering everything from ex-pat payroll to expenses jobs.

To get in touch with our team and get the process underway of finding the ideal candidate for your vacant position, call 020 7247 9455 or email We are the only recruitment agency recommended by the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) and have provided countless ideal candidates for payroll positions across a range of industries.

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