Job Name:
Payroll Systems Analyst

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Location: Oak Park Heights, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Human Resources
Posting City:
Oak Park Heights

Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Payroll Systems Analyst role is responsible to ensure that Andersen maintains compliance with all U.S. and Canadian timekeeping requirements and operations for the enterprise. This position will create and maintain policies and procedures to ensure our timekeeping practices follow all applicable federal, state and municipal regulations. In addition, this position is responsible for supporting the business by continually assessing current processes and implementing new solutions to support each enterprise location while maintaining efficient and effective timekeeping methods. This position is also responsible for timekeeping compliance matters related to acquisitions, audits, legal claim support and reporting requests received by the business.


  • Serves as subject matter expert on timekeeping compliance matters; including but not limited to, creating enterprise-wide policies and procedures that enable efficient, effective and compliant timekeeping practices.
  • Defines, configures/develops, tests, analyzes, and maintains Kronos Workforce application (Timekeeping, Scheduling, Attendance and Analytics
  • Monitor and audit time entry changes to ensure timekeepers, supervisors and payroll team follows Andersen policies and procedures.
  • Investigates and resolves timekeeping-based compliance matters with company locations, outside agencies and vendors. Ensures and maintains a strong internal control environment.
  • Responsible for the systems/technologies that drive payroll/timekeeping operations (e.g. PeopleSoft Payroll, Kronos) including upgrades, enhancements, and reporting.
  • Creates detailed functional and technical design documents, test plans and implementation documents
  • Collaborates in a team environment and independently with suppliers, business partners, and technology teams on projects, support activities, application development and standardization
  • Leads special projects and continuous improvement efforts. Identifies areas where standardization of process is possible and creates efficiencies through process or technological improvements.
  • Acts as the timekeeping SME for acquisitions and divestiture.
  • Serves as liaison with internal and external auditors and state/federal agencies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • May travel with over-night stays to off-site locations as needed.


  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience working with Kronos Workforce Central application (preferably v8.1)
  • 3-5 years’ payroll experience (PeopleSoft knowledge would be preferred but not required)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to manage multiple and/or time dependent activities
  • Works well independently or with a team
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate at any level of organization.


  • Each employee is responsible for upholding these values in their daily activities.


  • We are committed to the safety and well-being of the people who come into contact with our products. This includes those involved in our business process of product design, manufacturing, distribution, installation, and after-sale service as well as the people into whose homes and buildings our products are installed. Safety is our highest priority.


  • We are committed to working fairly and honestly with all those with whom we come in contact. This principle is the fundamental foundation of our business success.


  • We foster an environment where individual skills and talents are recognized and encouraged to thrive in a cooperative team environment.


  • We capitalize on the strengths of our heritage and adapt them to the challenges of the future. Our motto “different and better” connotes innovation, aesthetic and economic value, going beyond the expected into the surprising - it is our rallying cry; it is our pride!


  • We set the highest standards for our professional performance, our products and service. We recognize that today’s excellence is tomorrow’s average; therefore, we are committed to continuous quality improvement in all that we do.


  • We believe that respect for each other’s cultures, point of view, professional business styles and differing performance abilities significantly contributes to our working together to achieve our business goals with trust and creativity.


  • We believe that we have a direct and compelling responsibility to our communities to conduct our business ethically, to engage in responsible stewardship of the environment, and to concern ourselves with the welfare of the people in the communities in which we work.


  • Each employee is responsible for adhering to the Andersen Code of Business Conduct.


“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most. ** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account contributions 
  • Paid holidays plus PTO 
  • 401(k) plan & contributions 
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities 
  • Charity contributions 
  • Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 

** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners