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Payroll Analyst

Date: Jul 30, 2020

Title: Payroll Analyst 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


At TECO Energy, an Emera Company, our people are our greatest strength!


We value people who believe that safety and health, relationships and excellence are integral to how we work. In return, we value the diversity of our people and invest in their growth through:


  • Competitive Compensation Packages
    • including base salary, bonus incentive, 401-K savings plan with company matching, pension plan, paid time off and medical, prescription drug and dental coverage.
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
    • including a strategic focus on employee development plans, opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies and a tuition assistance program.
  • Giving back to Communities
    •  including corporate investments in the places where our employees and customers live, work and play.


Total compensation will be based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.


What you will be doing if you are offered this position & accept:

Our Payroll Analyst reports to the Manager of Payroll and is the subject matter expert in the areas of time system administration, payroll, and tax administration.  Ensuring compliance with all time, payroll, and tax laws with local, state, and federal.  This includes preparing payroll data, verification of time entries along with preparing tax data and performing tax filings.


More specifically, the Payroll Analyst will:

  • Coordinate and execute end to end payroll. 
  • Ensure timely and accurate time submission, the calculation of wages, special payments, deductions, and payroll taxes. 
  • Provide premier business unit support, timely response to questions, and continual payroll related decision-making
  • Be responsible for all court orders such as:  garnishments, child support, tax levies, etc.  Including the third-party remittance.  Uphold all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements to ensure compliance.
  • Analyze and recommend changes to payroll processes and procedures to improve accuracy.
  • Efficiently work with the Information Technology (IT) team as needed for immediate system corrections.  Test system upgrades and all enhancements. 
  • Support all aspects of processing a biweekly payroll cycle.  Utilizing appropriate preparation, timely reconciliation, maintaining detailed records for audit purposes, and special projects. 
  • Execute year-end processes for accurate reporting and submission of all data related to payroll.


What you must have before you can be considered:

  • 3-4+ years of related experience in an end to end payroll department, with progressively complex assignments. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field from a regionally accredited college.
  • Sound working knowledge of SAP Payroll module or similarly large complex payroll system.
  • Use of query-based reporting tools with a solid understanding of general accounting.  
  • An eye for detail, superior organization skills supported by strong communication
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet continual rigid deadlines
  • Advanced Excel skills accompanied by other intermediate skills of Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated superior problem-solving skills, excellent judgment and teamwork
  • High standards of discretion and confidentiality are a must
  • Working knowledge of payroll tax calculation and filing requirements for federal and states.
  • Relevant equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of some requirements.


In addition, the following it will help you stand out above the crowd:

  • Expertise in union and non-union payroll policies and practices in the U.S.
  • Advanced education, i.e. MS/MA/MBA and professional certification
  • A CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) certification or in process.


Leadership Competencies:

  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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