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Dow Jones Payroll Analyst in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description: About us:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role

Under the direction of the Payroll Manager, as the Payroll Analyst, you will participate in the preparation, maintenance and processing of US and Canada payrolls. You will integrate with all members of the Payroll Team and other departments such as Human Resources and Finance. You will be based in our Princeton, New Jersey office.

You Will:

  • Develop full understanding of the inputs and outputs of payroll cycles.

  • Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating, analyzing and entering data using the UKGPro payroll system in accordance with policy and procedures.

  • Handle Wage Verifications.

  • Report and complete remittance of payroll deductions.

  • Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures and have knowledge of what data and calculations are required in assigned areas.

  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.

  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely processing of information.

  • Collaborate with payroll colleagues as well as other business areas, including Human Resources, Treasury, Benefits, Tax, Compensation, Finance and Technology.

  • Handle Year End W-2 processing.

  • Balance sheet account reconciliation support

  • Provide analysis and reporting as required and assigned by management.

  • Provide customer service by responding to employee questions and requests. Monitor the Payroll Inquiries mailbox.

You Have:

  • 3 years payroll experience.

  • Solid understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws.

  • Communicate clearly and effectively.

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Excel (can perform complex functions).

  • A detail oriented skill set, are organized and focused on accuracy and meeting deadlines.

  • A team player mindset to blend individual tasks / processes to achieve group objectives.

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are 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, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - Finance

Job Category: Finance

Union Status:

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 41627