Compensation Analyst (Payroll Administration, Junior Analyst)

Charleston, SC
Feb 22, 2023
Mar 14, 2023
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:



The MIL Corporation seeks a Compensation Analyst to support a Federal Government client at our Charleston, SC location. Provides compensation services and analyst support for a government agency. The agency manages a diverse foreign affairs payroll environment, providing our services to our Civil and Senior Executive Service employees domestically, U.S. Foreign Service employees in the U.S., and overseas, and Annuity services to Foreign Service Retirees. Our services include time and attendance, payroll, annuity payments, customer support, withholding, benefits, record keeping and reporting for our employees and Annuitants.


The Analyst's primary responsibilities are Time & Attendance (T&A) reporting, 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 T&A into 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 pay actions under the Common Actions such as, but not limited to:
    • Accounting Updates, Awards, COLA (Cost of Living Allowance), Donated Leave, E&L Statements, General Inquiry
    • Common/Historical, INWS (In Non-Working Status), Leave Adjustments, Overpayment & Underpayment
    • Common, PCS Renewal/Other, Restored Leave Adjustment, Return of Donated Leave, Salary Adjustment, Service Computation Date Adjustment, Supplementa
    • Common, T&A Processing & Manual Submission, Year-to-Date Adjustment (YTDA) - Common
  • 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 affect 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

Required Qualifications
  • Relevant professional experience supporting the design, development, analysis, testing, or implementation of systems similar in size, complexity, and scope to the DoS systems: experience with development and testing methodologies in a systems environment; experience managing development and or maintenance efforts; and experience performing technical tasks and analysis
  • Provides business process analysis, systems analysis and system support services requiring knowledge and experience with the automated systems that support financial services, overseas and domestic, or in-depth functional knowledge of financial operations that provides a basis for analyzing business processes, information flows and relationships to the supporting automated systems. This analysis supports the organization in resolving production system issues, identifying system gaps, assessing the impact of proposed changes to existing automated systems, documenting system requirements for proposed enhancements, assisting implementation of new and modified systems, supporting system users in the area of help desk support, training and other activities requiring an in-depth understanding of the function and/or the automated systems that support the function
  • The analysis also supports the design of new workflows, new procedures and new or revised automated systems. This analysis also supports the continuous improvement in reconciliation of general ledger accounts with Treasury and the production of cyclic financial statements through the identification of transaction errors, causes and corrective actions - either through system modifications or user training
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination


BA/BS or relevant experience



Why MIL?

The MIL Corporation (MIL) is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you! Whether you're fresh out of college, the military, or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be a great fit.

Here at MIL, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2021-2022, Top Workplaces USA award (Energage)
  • 2017-2022 Top Workplaces Award, Greater Washington Area (The Washington Post)
  • 2018-2022 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
      • 2021 & 2022, Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™
      • 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™
      • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2020- 2022, 2017, Top Workplace Award, South Carolina (Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine)
  • 2022 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, MIL welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Similar jobs