Cummins Inc. Payroll Analyst in Nashville, Tennessee

Payroll Analyst


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This position is responsible for the administration of the company’s payroll. The Payroll Analyst is responsible for the timely delivery of payroll and related customer service, including recordkeeping and reconciliations. This position provides support to the Payroll Accounting team.


  • Collect and process electronic and manual pay data into the payroll system.

  • Perform complex clerical duties involved in the preparation and processing of the payrolls.

  • Prepare and maintain related payroll records and reports.

  • Document workflow and work procedures.

  • Cross train designated back-up to administer and process payroll.

  • Research and resolve problems, perform scheduled activities and serve as a liaison with service providers.

  • Prepare and maintain standard and ad hoc reports.

  • Complete appropriate Sox reconciliations.

  • Provide support to Payroll Accounting personnel.

  • Participate on cross-functional project teams.

  • Distribution of payroll reports and financial information to entities as required.

  • Responds to all entity requests, employee verifications and legal writs.

  • Resolves general payroll problems and questions.

  • Able to use multiple systems effectively (e.g. ADP PCPW, ADP Quickview, ADP iReports, ADP ReportSmith, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Mainframe, PC Applications).


  • Requires a minimum of 4 years of experience processing multi-state payroll in a large (1,000 employee), automated environment.

  • Requires knowledge of commonly used payroll concepts, practices and procedures.

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Performs most payroll functions without assistance.

  • Resolves general payroll problems and questions.

  • Works under the direct supervision of the Payroll Team Lead.

Compensation and Benefits

Base rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jul 14, 2017, 10:06:39 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170003EC