Cummins US & Canada

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Cummins Inc. Payroll Analyst in Nashville, Tennessee

Payroll Analyst


Performs payroll processing activities including the preparation, processing and balancing of payroll for more complex groups. Ensures all information received from data interfaces and manual data sources is uploaded to the system without error. Utilizes internal or external payroll technologies for payroll processing activities.

Processes payroll according to internal policies, procedures, and work instructions.

Troubleshoots and resolves issues with helpdesk experts on complex payroll issues.

Ensures payments are calculated and paid accurately and timely; ensures proper calculation of taxes and deductions.

Provides customer support to large sites or multiple locations including any off-cycle or replacement payments needed.

Works with Payroll Accounting to clear and reconcile items.

Participates in the review and preparation of data necessary for the filing of payroll related tax returns and miscellaneous withholding forms.

Participates in year-end process including year-end adjustments, year-end tax statements and review of year-end tax filing information.

Serves as an internal and external resource on payroll system related inquiries.

Participates in continuous improvement projects and initiatives; supports the development and maintenance of payroll process documentation.

Ensures compliance with internal controls on payroll systems and compliance with tax and other payroll related legislation.

Responsible for accurate and efficient internal and mandatory external reporting

Initiate and monitor helpdesk inquiries; assign and escalate for appropriate resolution.

Meet all legal, contractual, and governance requirements.

Maintain and protect the confidential information and privacy of each employee. Provides superior customer service—respond courteously, accurately and in a timely fashion to payroll questions and requests.

Acts as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience.

Conducts internal auditing of payroll to ensure accurate payroll runs



Human Resources Data Management - Acts on people data to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with company policy and legislative requirements.

Data Analytics - Discovers, interprets and communicates qualitative and quantitative data; determines conclusions relying on knowledge of business or functional frameworks; simultaneously applies statistics, data validity, data visualization, and problem solving approaches to effectively extract meaningful patterns and business insights; presents conclusions and outcomes that enable data driven business decisions.

Human Resources Consulting - Collaborates with partners to observe the environment and apply sound judgement informed by knowledge, skills, and experiences to identify and optimize opportunities to provide holistic solutions, while balancing the needs of stakeholders, primarily employees, with those of the organization.

Employee Relations - Builds constructive relationships with employees and other stakeholders; reinforces consistent application of Cummins standards applies knowledge of employment and labor law; effectively manages conflict; builds and maintains a collaborative, productive work environment through information sharing and consultation.

Payroll Administration - Translates company policies, tax and legislative requirements in the delivery of accurate and timely employee payments and reporting; ensures compliance with applicable regulations and internal control procedures.

Human Resources Business Process Execution - Manages the execution of Human Resources business processes, seeking efficiency, accuracy, positive business performance outcomes and operational agility; integrates activities across processes as needed; assures compliance with process and legal requirements; effectively balances process requirements and business leader needs.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Being resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.


Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.

Knowledge of GV/SAP reports (Wage Type/Pay Recon/Infotype/etc.).

Proven ability to save reports to Excel, organize, analyze, and distribute reports using VLOOKUPs and Pivot Tables.

Ability to recognize anomalies when reviewing payroll data.

Role classification is hybrid. Work can be done offsite.


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jan 27, 2024, 3:45:30 AM

Unposting Date Apr 26, 2024, 10:29:00 AM

Organization Cummins Business Services

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240000IV