Willory, the nation’s only staffing and consulting firm solely focused on HR and payroll, has an immediate opportunity for a Payroll Analyst.

Job Title: Payroll Analyst
Employee Type: Full-time
Position Type: Direct Hire
Location: Cleveland, OH
Reports to: Payroll Manager

Position Summary

The Payroll Analyst performs duties that are more technical, project oriented, and analytical in nature.


  • Ensure accurate and timely payroll processing
  • Ensure accurate withholding and submission of payroll taxes and other deductions
  • Assist with payroll accounting journal entries and perform monthly payroll account reconciliations
  • Handle complex payroll requests and issues related to payroll, tax, year-end processing, filings and posting to the general ledger
  • Assure that tax processing, payments and filings are completed with detailed attention to accuracy, timeliness and compliance
  • Analytical support for internal and external groups as well as supporting of the payroll team from a technical perspective
  • Provide ideas, solutions and tools to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of payroll processing
  • Assist in the development, reporting and review of metrics to drive performance, identify trends and develop/implement process improvements, escalating issues and proposed solutions as appropriate
  • Canadian payroll backup
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 5  years of payroll experience to include multi state and local, US, Guam, Puerto Rico and Canada
  • At least 1 year of project management and payroll tax experience
  • Relevant Degree
  • Experience with ADP and Ceridian DayForce
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) a plus
Westlake Payroll $75,000


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