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Payroll Analyst, Associate

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 56241 

Job Category : Accounting / Finance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Payroll Analyst Associate

The Associate Payroll Analyst must be a quick learner, self-starter, flexible, organized, thorough, comfortable with technology, and able to work in a fast paced, time and data sensitive work environment. The position requires diligent attention to detail and quality and continuous focus under often distracting work conditions and tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate an ability to work with many levels of staff within the Company. The Analyst must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, work a flexible schedule, and maintain good attendance.

 Job Responsibilities

This position is intended to be multi-dimensional. Incumbents may be assigned work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Analyze and resolve payroll issues
  • Run ad-hoc reports and analyze data
  • Respond to employee payroll questions
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Run queries for data requests and data analysis (SAP Business Warehouse)
  • Perform special projects and tasks as assigned
  • Prepare and maintain process documentation and desktop procedures
  • Execute payrolls
  • Perform quarterly SOX tests
  • Perform testing / validation of system changes / enhancements
  • Execute and monitor controls related to payroll processes and results
  • Payroll Audits



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2 years of Payroll experience 


  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Good problem-solving, troubleshooting, and analytical skills
  • Good research and resolution skills
  • Ability to assess and recommend solutions
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, perform and communicate work activities
  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
  • Knowledge of US Payroll Taxes
  • Knowledge of SAP and / or other ERP systems
  • Knowledge of time entry applications and tools
  • Experience with process improvement tools and methodologies
  • Effective teamwork skills
  • Ability to occasionally work non-standard hours as required by business needs

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climate change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.