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Payroll Analyst I


Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  11530

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit


IGT´s Payroll Department is seeking a Payroll Analyst based out of one of our corporate headquarters in Providence RI. The Department is committed to a trusting and collaborative culture where we value growth and development. We engage proactively with our business colleagues to truly understand them and to deliver results for our company and our employees.


Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the US & Canada Payroll Manager, the Payroll Analyst plans, performs, audits, and analyzes payroll operations. This position will assist with the financial monthly close processes by preparing journal entries and accruals. The Payroll Analyst is responsible for assisting in and leading the payroll processes for United States and Canada and supports the development, implementation, administration, execution and maintains programs, policies, and procedures. Ensures programs meet company needs, comply with legal requirements, and are cost effective. As member of a COE the Payroll Analyst will be the third-tier response level to employees on payroll related issues in a timely manner. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Consistently perform highly accurate payroll processing and journal entry posting.
  • Coordinate Payroll System service requests to drive to final resolution
  • Process salary transfers, tax payments, year-end procedures and W2s to ensure accurate reporting of employment data
  • Reconcile deductions and perform accurate and timely general ledger reconciliations
  • Compile reporting for both internal and external partners. 
  • Create and run reporting as needed for external and internal auditors, etc.
  • Document and update payroll procedures with a continuous focus on identifying efficiency and process improvement
  • Perform application system administration functions specific to application setup, configuration and maintenance
  • Coordinate end-to-end system testing: to include tracking and managing issues to resolution
  • Ensure all payroll systems meet functional user requirements, compliance requirements, and ensures proper system and payroll documentation is maintained 
  • Assists with employee data auditing and reporting. 
  • Working pro-actively across multiple business units, establishing and maintaining effective relationships with employees, and serving as a liaison between Payroll as a COE organization. 
  • Establishes and maintains relationships, credibility and trust with stakeholders, P&T team members and other colleagues.
  • Ensures company compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned from time to time by the Payroll Manager.


Job Requirements Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations in computing rates, premiums and adjustments. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to complete work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and work under pressure sufficient to meet deadlines 
  • Able to concentrate as demonstrated by high degree of accuracy entering data
  • Ability to diplomatically handle communications in potentially stressful situations
  • Strong organizational and customer service skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to reconcile multiple data sources
  • Organizational skills to develop/maintain reporting "standards" where applicable. 
  • Project leadership experience to assist with overseeing various projects. 
  • Must be a problem-solver. 
  • Must remain open to change and new information and ideas and adapt to the same. Must encourage and foster cooperation and teamwork.
  • Requires strong communication skills, good writing skills, strong customer service and analytical skills. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products. 


Required Education & Experience:

  • Associate degree in Business, Accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year accounting or payroll experience with general ledger software systems, database, spreadsheet, ADP GlobalView, ADP EeTime and processing software

Keys to Success

  • Driving Sustainable Results
  • Building Partnerships
  • Decisions with an Enterprise/Global Perspective
  • Broad Influence
  • Steward of the Values
  • Vision and Strategic Thinking




IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

At IGT, we consider a wide range of factors in determining compensation, including background, skills, experience, and work location. These factors can cause your compensation to vary. The estimated starting compensation range for the Payroll Analyst role is $36,500​ - $100,500​. The actual pay offered may end up being higher or lower. The Company will comply with all local pay requirements and collective bargaining agreements, where applicable.

Base pay is only one part of our Total Rewards program.  Sales roles may be eligible for commission payments, while other roles are eligible for discretionary bonuses .  In addition, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, health, dental, and vision insurance, life, accident, and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, wellness programs, and identity theft insurance. Note: programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island