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Payroll Applications & Data Analyst

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Closing date
Jun 29, 2023

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Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

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Payroll Applications & Data Analyst The George Mason University, Payroll Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Payroll Applications & Data Analyst.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:Works with the functional areas to understand business processes and then helps users become more efficient and effective in using Banner and associated systems;Assists in resolving technical issues that may arise within Banner and other related Payroll systems;Assists with the creation and maintenance of documentation of Payroll processes, including training manual to be used by employees for Payroll transactions;Fulfills Payroll report requests by evaluating incoming requests against existing canned reports, enhancements to existing reports, or development of new reports;Creates standard and complex queries against Oracle, Banner forms, and all respective inclusive structures;Develops effective and efficient solutions for end-user data extracts used for decision-making;Acts as departmental liaison with the Fiscal Service Project Team. In this role, assists with various project management activities which includes collecting user requirements, writing functional specifications; and testing end-to-end solutions in partnership with the end-user community; andWorks collaboratively with IT staff and other departments to establish test and production schedules for the implementation of system enhancements.Required Qualifications:An undergraduate degree, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;Experience working with project management and system development lifecycles, including testing of system releases, patches, and upgrades;Ability to understand complex relational database designs;Demonstrates a combination of systems, data, and business analysis skills; andAbility to communicate with both technical and non-technical staff clearly.Preferred Qualifications:Experience working with Ellucian Banner or similar ERP;Experience working with data related to Human Resources and/or Payroll; andBA computer information systems preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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