Government Relations Payroll Tax System Analyst

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Position Overview:

The Government Relations Payroll Tax System Analyst performs tasks under the guidance of the various members of the team. The Government Relations Payroll Tax System Analyst is part of a smaller team within Government Relations that is primarily responsible for setting up and maintaining our tax software to ensure it is working properly with our payroll software and ensure it is kept compliant.

Location: Remote

Reports To: Manager, Government Relations


The below represents the primary duties of the position, others may be assigned as needed. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Serve as a partner and liaison between software application users and the Government Relations Team
  • Support internal team with system support, troubleshooting, and escalations.
  • Research, report, and document user-reported issues and/or enhancement requests.
  • Execute Front-End Application Testing & Research within Payroll and Tax Tools
  • Setup and maintain tax form mapping to payroll system fields.
  • Troubleshoot reported application performance issues and document ongoing progress.
  • Discuss tax system bugs and enhancements with Product Development Teams around client impact and possible workarounds.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to strengthen processes and deliverables.
  • Assist team members in finding solutions to intricate problems.
  • Stay abreast of upcoming legislative changes that impact Payroll Processing and Payroll Tax Preparation.
  • Partner with colleagues in Tax, and other related areas (Development, Operations, Service, Implementation,) to ensure sound tax services.


  • Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of technical experience in Payroll/Human Capital Management, preferably at a SaaS provider
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce/ platform and applications
  • Previous experience with Atlassian JIRA tracking tool (or similar Agile tool)

Preferred Skills:

  • Paylocity system knowledge highly preferred.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, technology skills, written and oral communication skills.
  • Team Player, collaborating with others to make awesome happen
  • Self-Motivated – you like to work hard, play hard.
  • Adaptable – quick feet! You can shift priorities if needed.

As of April 8, 2021: This job excludes CO applicants

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We’ve made great strides to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. That being said, we realize there’s still room for improvement. Our current focus is on the following initiatives:

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This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

At Paylocity, “We” is what makes us different. We are committed to fostering a culture that honors diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds, knowing that each makes us stronger and collectively unbeatable together. We actively cultivate these differences as we engage each other in driving innovation in the software and services we provide our customers. Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.

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