Payroll Analyst 2

Grade 23

New York State has approximately 18 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Comptroller, Office of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Payroll Analyst Trainee 1

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Payroll Analyst Trainee 2

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Payroll Analyst 1

    Grade 18

  4. Payroll Analyst 2

    Grade 23

  5. Payroll Analyst 3

    Grade 61

  6. Payroll Analyst 4

    Grade 62

Summary of Job Description

As a Payroll Analyst 2, you would analyze and evaluate specific aspects of the administration and implementation of a weekly state payroll through a centralized payroll system for New York State agencies of the Executive, Judicial and Legislative Branches of government, including the State University and the City University of New York. Incumbents in these positions review and issue determinations on specific types of payroll matters (e.g., salaries, payments, taxes, retirement programs, deductions, and garnishments) consistent with changing state and federal laws, regulations, business rules, collective bargaining agreements and policies/procedures governing state payroll. Incumbents make determinations affecting payroll actions that impact employee payroll records and paychecks. Payroll Analysts 2 typically supervise a payroll unit and related business processes, and develop, modify, or lead payroll projects. Incumbents make determinations affecting payroll actions that impact employee payroll records and paychecks and they communicate these determinations to stakeholders and business partners.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Business Systems Analyst 1, Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1, Business Systems Analyst Trainee 2, Payroll Analyst 1, Payroll Analyst Trainee 1, Payroll Analyst Trainee 2, Payroll Specialist 3, Payroll Examiner 3, Senior Administrative Analyst, Administrative Analyst Trainee 1, or Administrative Analyst Trainee 2.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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