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TIAA Workday Senior Payroll Lead in Iselin, New Jersey

Senior Lead Systems Analyst

Provides technical expertise on IT service operations, practices and costs for a large client or a client group.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assessing current service management processes, identifying inefficiencies, and providing appropriate resolutions.

  • Implementing process improvements to services while adhering to an allotted budget.

  • Consulting on the knowledge, selection, and implementation of complex tools or methodologies throughout service management practices.

  • Leading in the design, development and implementation of management procedures for newly released services.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Key Responsibilities

  • Represent and manage the overall TIAA Workday Payroll and Time Tracking product strategy for a rolling 18 months.

  • Plan, manage and deliver both Payroll Business As Usual (BAU) items as well as key Payroll project efforts across internal and external teams.

  • Communicate to leadership any risks or issues associated with delivery.

  • Be accountable and manage SDLC modifications for Payroll delivery across multiple areas of Configuration, Integrations, Conversion and Reporting activities.

  • Manage dependencies and downstream impacts of payroll projects to minimize adverse effects on the system and business processes.

  • Provide final approval of technical requirements documentation to ensure documentation is aligned to the functional requirements and meets SDLC testing standards.

  • Create estimations and allocation of resources for specific Payroll tasks.

  • Support Workday Inbound/Outbound integrations for Payroll where needed.

  • Identify opportunities for system reuse and system simplification in Workday Payroll.

  • Communicate with functional business users and technical resources.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience implementing Workday Payroll

  • Certification in Workday Payroll or Workday Pro Payroll

Preferred Qualifications

  • American Payroll association (APA) or Certified Payroll Processional (CPP) desired.

  • Four year degree in HR, Business or IT

  • Experience 3+ Workday Payroll Deployments

  • Knowledge and understanding of Payroll best practices.

  • Workday Pro Time Tracking Certification or Workday Time Tracking Certification is desired.

Base Pay Range: $109,000/yr. - $181,700/yr.

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

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TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.