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Payroll Analyst


Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  7626

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. 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 over 12,000 employees. 


IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.


IGT´s Payroll Department is seeking a Payroll Analyst2. 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 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. 
This position is in Providence, RI at one of our corporate headquarters for IGT. 

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 management experience to oversee 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. 

•    Working Knowledge of ADP Global View and ADP eTime

Required Education & Experience:

•    Associate degree in Business, Accounting or related field.

•    Minimum of 3 years accounting or payroll experience with general ledger software systems, database, spreadsheet, ADP etime and processing software

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership



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.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island