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Payroll Systems Analyst

Date: May 22, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 27761 


Do you want to work for one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.

The Hallmark Payroll department is responsible for timely and accurate payment to over 25,000 employees in multiple corporations across the US and Canada.  The Payroll Department is a fast paced, deadline driven work environment.  There are always new challenges as we adapt to constantly changing legislation and corporate policies.  We are responsible for maintaining, processing, and distributing wage payments, supplemental wages, employee deductions and payroll taxes in compliance with Hallmark policies and federal, state, and local laws. We provide related information to employees, internal and external customers, and governmental agencies while ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of data.

The Payroll Systems Analyst plays an important role in paying all Hallmark employees accurately and timely.   The analyst works closely with multiple business partners such as Human Resources, Legal, and Benefits to ensure all aspects of the paycheck are handled accurately and in line with policy and legislation.  This includes investigating and answering questions regarding the capabilities of the existing system and sharing implications of policy changes.The payroll team’s analysts have varied responsibilities and can include such things as:

  • Processing payrolls for US and Canadian employees using Oracle and/or ADP - beginning with time imports all the way through to releasing the funds to the bank. 
  • Being an escalation point for other members of the payroll team for research and resolution of complex issues. 
  • Using database query tools to produce reports off payroll data for business partners Working with IT to resolve interface. issues and to test updates and enhancements to the system . 
  • Working on special projects for business enhancements or to meet new legislative requirements.
  • Identifying and developing ways to simplify and improve current processes. 
  • Systemically posting payroll to the general ledger and researching account reconciliation issues. 
  • Making adjustments in Oracle required for W2Cs.  
  • Reconciling taxes withheld to those sent to our vendor for quarterly tax returns.



You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.



  • Minimum of three years of payroll experience
  • High school diploma



  • Minimum of five years of payroll experience
  • Analytical skills
  • Thorough understanding of an integrated payroll system involving benefit feeds and multiple timekeeping systems
  • Creative problem solving with the ability to see the big picture
  • Project management experience
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful & well organized
  • In-depth knowledge of taxes and the ability to apply to employee level detail
  • Understanding of quarterly payroll tax filings
  • Canadian payroll experience is a plus
  • System conversion experience is a plus
  • Accounting knowledge is a plus



At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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