Lead Payroll Analyst


Hermitage, Tennessee, United States

Position Summary

Are you a detail-oriented individual seeking a new opportunity to leverage your skills with a great organization? If so, we are looking for an energetic Payroll Resource Team – Lead Analyst to assist with ensuring accurate Payroll/Talent transactional compliance within our Finance Organization, part of Deloitte Services LP.

The Payroll Resource Team is part of the Payroll and Personnel Solutions organization. The team is responsible for specialized programs, processing, and quality control.

 Work you’ll do

  • Delegate and monitor completion of work tasks for the diverse activities of the Payroll Resource Team.
  • Act as a business advisor for Payroll Leadership, Talent and other stakeholders as it relates to new programs or changes to existing programs.
  • Coordinate with other groups within the organization, such as: Legal, Tax, Technology, Talent, Global Mobility, Payroll Taxes, Payroll Processing, Technology Services and other Payroll teams.
  • Work closely with the Resource Team Manager to analyze existing processes to increase efficiency/internal controls and provide meaningful feedback to leadership.
  • Execute special projects assigned by management.
  • Serve as a remote resource to the support the Payroll business continuity plan by learning and executing the biweekly payroll processes for both partner and employee cycles and being in the rotation for running these payrolls on a regular basis.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects for both self and team.
  • Ability to foster professional, productive work climate with teams and form partnerships with internal customers and stakeholders .
  • Effective problem solving, interpretive and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teaming skills.
  • Ability to utilize good business judgment in dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Experience working independently, as well as, collaboratively across large teams.
  • Ensure quality, efficiency, consistency and integrity of various payroll services, processing, and payments.
  • Professional maturity to give and receive constructive feedback.

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to help them to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.



  • This role is an essential function located in the Hermitage TN office (Nashville). In-office attendance is necessary to support teamwork, face-to-face interaction with payroll staff, and working with items or equipment that are at the employer’s place of business.
  • Effective problem solving, interpretive and analytical skills; strong interpersonal and teaming skills; ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects for both self and team; ability to foster professional, productive work climate with teams and form partnerships with internal customers and stakeholders; professional maturity to give and receive constructive feedback; ability to utilize good business judgement in dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on payroll Expert regarding the team’s main processes and programs. Advise and coach US/India team members on main payroll field procedures.
  • Advise and collaborate with Talent and other stakeholders in the development of new processes and changes to existing processes. Work with impacted payroll team(s) to implement new and/or improved processes.
  • Oversee annual Long-Term Travel (LTT) process for the both partners and employees to ensure accurate and timely reporting. Including development of LTT system, communications, review of data, calculation of gross-up, and creation and processing of necessary manual adjustments to income. Lead team through processes and act as escalation point for non-routine issues. Advises controllers and leaders on LTT policy.
  • Conduct regular reviews of compliance and effectiveness of processes, procedures and internal controls; develop/implement initiatives to improve processes and optimize performance. Works closely with Resource Team Manager to institute best practices and ensure all process documentations are up to date.
  • Provide consultative services for other departments such as Talent, Office of General Counsel, Technology, Payroll Taxes, Global Employer Services, Payroll Controls, India Operations, National Benefits Group, Call Center and Global Mobility.
  • Lead team members in special projects as assigned by management.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.


  • Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of payroll and SAP experience.
  • Experience processing payroll.
  • CPP or FPC certification is a plus but not required.
  • MS Access, Salesforce, and ServiceNow experience is a plus but is not required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.



Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our clients' most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Our purpose

Deloitte’s purpose is to make an impact that matters for our clients, our people, and in our communities. We are creating trust and confidence in a more equitable society. At Deloitte, purpose is synonymous with how we work every day. It defines who we are. We are focusing our collective efforts to advance sustainability, equity, and trust that come to life through our core commitments. Learn more about Deloitte's purpose, commitments, and impact.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 137768


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