• Analyst, Payroll

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/4/2019 9:23 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
    Job Closing Date
  • Company Overview

    Seneca Resources Company, LLC, the oil & gas exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) explores for, develops and produces natural gas and crude oil reserves in Appalachia and California.  Most of Seneca's investment activity is in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, where the company controls approximately 785,000 net prospective acres.  Seneca's California operations remain a steady contributor to the overall portfolio, in which this division currently manages nearly 16,000 acres and has more than 1,100 wells.  The Company is furthering its delineation efforts in the Utica Shale, and acquired properties in California that will increase, and further diversify, the Company's oil production footprint.  As an active exploration and production company in the northeastern U.S. for more than 100 years, Seneca Resources Company, LLC is committed to safety, environmental stewardship, increased productivity and maximizing shareholder value.

    Job Responsibilities

    The Analyst, Payroll will serve as an integral member of the Human Resources team with responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:

    • Responsible for processing bi-weekly multi-state payrolls for exempt and non-exempt employees in an accurate and timely manner in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, including:
      • Set-up and maintain payroll deductions, including tax withholding (federal, state, local), involuntary deductions (garnishments, etc.) and voluntary deductions (direct deposit, benefit contributions, etc.).
      • Review and input employee changes and other maintenance into payroll system.
      • Track, audit, review and enter employee timesheets and effectively communicate with employees regarding time sheet errors or omissions.
    • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal tax regulations and Company policies and practices, reconciling issues appropriately.
    • Provide customer service to all levels of employees, answering and resolving a variety of payroll inquiries.
    • Assist with audits of payroll-related activity; research payroll issues/discrepancies and process necessary corrections.
    • Interact with benefits administration and other members of the HR department to ensure accurate and timely processing.
    • Serve as main contact for all reporting requests from Accounting, Audit (internal & external) and other SRC/NFG departments as well as external reporting related to payroll data.
    • Ensure proper functioning of HRIS (ADP) and timekeeping (Kronos) systems, including oversight of system design, controls, compliance and upgrades.
    • Provide recommendations on process improvements and controls.
    • Comply with Seneca’s EHSQ policies, standards and procedures and demonstrate active and regular involvement in EHSQ programs.

    Job Qualifications

    • The successful candidate must possess either:
      • High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of 7 years of multi-state, full-cycle payroll processing including payroll accounting experience; OR
      • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience of multi-state, full-cycle payroll processing including payroll accounting experience
    • Advanced working experience with ADP and MS Excel is required. Experience with Kronos is highly desired.
    • Attention to detail and excellent organization skills is critical
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and to meet pre-established deadlines
    • Working knowledge of pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance regulations affecting payroll processing
    • Good communication skills with customer service focus
    • Ability to protect confidential information


    The successful candidate must be authorized to work in United States of America.


    Seneca Resources offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. This position is not eligible for relocation.


    Seneca Resources Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


    Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Seneca Resources jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.


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