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Payroll Business Analyst

Centene Corporation Clayton, Missouri

As we work to improve health outcomes around the world, technology will play a key role. That’s why we’ve made major investments in cutting-edge technology – and in people like you. Here, you’ll work in a fast-paced industry with lots of room for growth and innovation. This is a technology operation few can match in scope and none can match in impact. If you’re ready to develop and deliver solutions that can help millions of people, join Centene.

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Our Technology Roles

Information Technology Opportunities at Centene

Centene hires the best and brightest for our IT teams across the country. We have the enthusiasm and ambition of a start-up, with all the resources of a large company.

IT Manager

You’ll provide leadership, direction and strategic plans for project implementations while developing and managing large scale IT infrastructure operations.

Application Software Engineer

While creating and managing websites, applications and systems, you’ll install programs and design, build, and maintain custom-built technology solutions.

IT Architect

You’ll develop and implement processes for information management, while maintaining digital networks, providing technical assistance in resolving network issues, and modifying networks.

Data Analyst

Using a variety of skills like SQL, Excel, Microstrategy, and SAS/R, you'll analyze, interpret, and apply data from multiple sources that contribute to business development.

Business Analyst

Working in a highly collaborative environment, you’ll act as a liaison between stakeholders and the IT organization to support Centene’s systems and lead our healthcare transformation.

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Responsibilities

Job ID 1174595

Category Data Analytics
Schedule Full-time
Description:

Audit employee data and payroll entries that interface from the HRIS system or external systems into payroll systems to ensure overall integrity of data within payroll systems. Research and resolve entries that do not properly load into or export out of the payroll systems.

Provide support to users and troubleshoot unusual data entries, conditions, or issues with data interfacing into or out of payroll systems

Review data, identify inconsistencies, and act as a liaison between user groups to troubleshoot issues.

Run payroll reports from HRIS or Payroll system for changes related to the pay period and provide to the payroll team.

Perform regular payroll data/system audits to maintain data integrity and to ensure compliance with internal and external audit controls as well as legal requirements and guidelines.

Support company or department changes such as acquisition and divestiture activities, re-organizations, workforce planning initiatives through data reporting.

Assist in the design, development, testing, implementation, upgrading, and support of new or modified Payroll system changes.

Assist in coordinating internal Payroll projects and small cross functional prAdminister all systems utilized by Centene’s payroll department. Coordinate business requirements and testing, provide support, and validate data to ensure timely and accurate payroll data processing and to support business decision making.


Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Computer Information Systems or related field or equivalent experience.  2+ years of experience in payroll, financial, or data analysis.  Experience with ERP and timekeeping systems (Workday, ADP, EmpCenter) preferred.

 

License/Certification:

WorkDay or recognized Payroll System Certification preferred. American Payroll Association FPC or CPP preferred

 



Benefits and Payment Configuration
Compliance Coding/Prepay Compliance (Payment Integrity)
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience. 0-2 years of business process analysis (i.e. documenting business process, gathering requirements) or claims payment/analysis experience. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications, including Excel and Access preferred.

Provider Data
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience. 0-2 years of business process analysis (documenting business process, gathering requirements) experience in healthcare industry and/or working in a data driven environment. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications, including Excel, Project, and Visio preferred. Knowledge of data migration, software enhancement/planning, and Agile preferred.

Member & Provider Solutions
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience. 0-2 years of business process analysis (i.e. documenting business process, gathering requirements) experience in healthcare industry and/or customer service or enrollment functions. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications, including Excel and Visio preferred. Knowledge of data integration, software enhancements/planning and Agile preferred. Experience managing projects with a high reliance on technology preferred.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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“If challenge, innovation, working with new technologies, and career growth are what you’re looking for, this is the right place for you.”

- Nasr Khan, Manager, Information Technology Infrastructure

“I feel satisfied knowing that our data checks create a smoother process for our members. I also appreciate the various charity programs offered through our company to help the community such as the March of Dimes fundraiser.”

- Richard DeMore, Data Analyst II, Enrollment

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