Payroll Analyst I

Houston, TX

Onsite  -  NON IT - Finance & Accounting  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-02161

Title: Payroll Analyst I
Location: Houston, TX Downton Houston (77002)
Duration: 6+ contract 
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US

  • Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
  • Contract position with the possibility to go perm
  • 100% in office – Downtown Houston(77002)

Job Description:
The Payroll Analyst will play a crucial role in the administration of salaries, wages, benefits, and other financial aspects pertaining to employees. This position requires meticulous attention to detail, proficiency in payroll procedures, and effective communication skills.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and validate calculations for employee wages, benefits, taxes, and other withholdings in the Oracle system.
  • Verify the accuracy of employee time and attendance entries approved by supervisors for processing.
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date employee payroll records, including elections, changes, and other pertinent information.
  • Complete all necessary Federal and State forms and filing procedures for new hires, changes, and terminated employees.
  • Administer involuntary garnishments and taxes in compliance with orders issued by local, state, and federal authorities.
  • Assist in managing incentive compensation structures for Owner/Operator payroll when required.
  • Support quarterly and year-end payroll processing and reporting, including Forms 940-941 and W-2s.
  • Assist in compiling data and fulfilling special requests during audits, systems testing, and other internal/external initiatives.
  • Demonstrate effective customer service skills, handle disputes tactfully, and cultivate positive working relationships with employees, customers, and colleagues.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent is required; Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, or Communications is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of payroll experience is required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining confidentiality of employee personal information and documents.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, solve problems, and fulfill commitments.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for effective interaction with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or American Payroll Association certifications such as CPP or FPC are advantageous.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local tax regulations, including familiarity with respective websites, forms, and procedures, is beneficial.
  • Experience with Oracle Payroll system implementation, testing, or usage is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including basic functions and pivot tables for data summarization, evaluation, reconciliation, and reporting, is a plus.

Additional Information:

  • Parking reimbursement per month is available
  • This position is suitable for candidates with 1-3 years of experience

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.




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