The Compensation Analyst’s primary responsibilities are T&A reporting (bi-monthly), pay calculation, individual leave accounts, allotments of pay, and other individual pay matters for those paid under local compensation plans at serviced-posts. Specific Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Responsible for accuracy of calculating and processing Time and Attendance into a various proprietary financial systems, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information. This includes working accounts by organization or country code by processing a variety of transactions which affect pay, leave, taxes, benefits and other deductions.
- Receive, research, analyze, and process Alliances pay actions such as, but not limited to: Advance of Salary, Allowance Only, Charge’ Pay, Danger Pay, Death Packages, FSN Relief Fund, General Inquiry & History, Language Incentive Pay (LIP), Lump Sum Annual Leave, New Hire (3161), Overpayment & Overpayment Responses, Post Allowance, Post Arrival Allowance (TM8), Post Departure Allowance (TM5), Post Differential, Premium Pay, Restored Leave Adjustment, Separations, SMA (Separate Maintenance Allowance), SND (Service Needs Differential), Special Allowance (Special Cost of Living Allowance), Special Post Allowance, Supplementals, T&A Processing & T&A Processing Manual Submission, YTDA (Year End Capping Payout & Year to Date Adjustment), etc
- As needed, the following Alliances Reporting measures may be required: T&A Report Monitoring, Employee Not Paid Report, FEPCA Reduction by Employee Report, SCALP Report, SND Report, Automated Adjustment Report, T&A Correction Errors by Org Code and Calculations Exception Report.
- Verifies the validity of personnel actions and personal service contracts/agreements prepared by serviced Embassies, rejecting those who are not properly completed or in accord with existing personnel law, regulation and advises post personnel offices of the deficiencies and corrections needed to effect the action.
- Answers questions from employees regarding payroll matters (pay, deductions and related matters).
- Audits, analyzes and reconciles reports or accounts, and as necessary, makes adjustments which are largely retroactive in nature. More difficult adjustments may require extensive record searches and involve correction of accounts.
- Perform manual calculations when deemed necessary to verify year-to-date adjustments and corrections when the calculations cannot be performed through the automated payroll system, CAPPS and or other financial systems as required.
- Research, correct and determine the cause of erroneous payments and timely clearing of domestic and overseas T&A rejects.
- Prepares reports on various aspects of the payroll cycle, as requested by DoS.
- Performs other payroll duties as assigned.
Requires a four year degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, or a related field such as computer science or business administration
3 years of relevant professional experience in design, development, analysis, testing or implementation of mainframe or client-server based financial systems. Functional expertise and experience in accounting operations, policies, practices, reporting and business processes/requirements is desirable and may be substituted for IT experience.
Personnel shall possess superior multi-tasking, customer service, analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills, as well as a strong attention to detail.
Requires experience with MS Office: Outlook, Excel and Access, financial systems and database management systems.
Experience with processing payroll or time & attendance is preferred
Must be able to obtain a security clearance