Payroll/Personnel Analyst

State of Massachusetts Boston, MA

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is pleased to offer an exciting career opportunity to motivated and talented human resources professionals who are interested in joining the Children, Youth and Families Office of Human Resources in our Payroll Unit. The responsibilities of the Payroll/Personnel Analyst include, but are not limited to, the following:

Processes and verifies employee payroll transactions; receives and responds to inquiries from employees; update electronic employee personnel and payroll records using HR/CMS; guides employee on the use of the Commonwealth's self-service time and attendance program (SSTA); processes in a timely manner salary request verification forms from various outside entities; processes salary adjustments as needed; assists with other payroll/personnel functions as needed to included: performing secondary approvals; monitoring the SSTA system; and processing a variety of payroll/personnel transactions in HR/CMS as required. The Payroll/Personnel Analyst works collaboratively with other Human Resources staff and representatives from the Employee Service Center (ESC) as required in order to address/solve employee issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Proficient experience working in the Human Resource Compensation Management System (HR/CMS) including payroll administration.

* Strong consultative and presentation skills to ensure high quality customer service.

* Ability to exercise effective judgement and discretion in handling confidential materials, and sensitivity to changing needs and situations.

* Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, time-sensitive, high volume environment.

* Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral expression to convey information.

* Ability to use technology to improve workflow processes and automate daily tasks.

* Ability to explain complex information in a simple manner.

* Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.

* Knowledge of state government and interrelationships between agencies.

* Experience working in a union environment.

* Organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously.

* Commitment to equal opportunity in the workplace.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Pre-Offer Process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit and click on "Information for Job Applicants."

* Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines

* Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.

For questions, please the contact the CYF Office of Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #2.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum entrance requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in personnel work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions: A Bachelor's degree or higher may be substituted for the required experience.*

* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.