Payroll Analyst

Date: Feb 7, 2024

Location: Louisville, KY, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Payroll Analyst  


The following position is open in Louisville KentuckyUnited States.

What makes this a great opportunity?

Global Business Services aspires to be the Partner of Choice for Beam Suntory, creating exceptional value through the superior delivery of business services and solutions.  The Payroll Analyst is responsible for accurate and timely employee payroll, payroll system administration, and resolution for employee inquiries. This individual is responsible for managing a variety of employee-facing tasks for the US, Canada, and the US Virgin Islands.  This role requires ownership of tasks pertaining to the assigned areas of responsibility, be proactive in identifying and resolving issues that may impact payroll processes, as well as finding effective and efficient methods to address these challenges.  This role will be involved with a variety of activities and projects to support the Global Business Services (GBS) Payroll team.  The Payroll Analyst reports to the Payroll Manager in Louisville, KY. 


  • This individual plays a critical role in the flawless execution of employee payroll activities, government reporting, system governance, and audit compliance
  • Opportunity to advance career expanding knowledge in human resources, finance, and project management
  • Collaborate with key customers and regional management, empowered to drive continuous improvement
  • The Payroll department is well positioned to deliver value to current and potential business, working across geographic boundaries to support Beam Suntory’s global strategy.

Role Responsibilities

  • Completing regular payroll processing, quarterly balancing, and annual year-end reconciliations
  • Investigate and resolve payroll processing transaction errors
  • Primary point of contact for supplying prompt and accurate resolution to employee/partner general inquiries
  • Development and testing of payroll system changes for multiple active markets
  • Actively engage in continuous improvement initiatives to provide improved service delivery
  • Promote effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and vendors
  • Support the advancement of automation and analytics to create new value for stakeholders
  • Maintain and update standard process documentation
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with periodic internal and external audits


Required Experience

  • University degree- BS/BA or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of payroll related experience
  • Knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce platform and configuration
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Comprehend technical requirements and lead discussions with peers
  • Proficiency with Windows and MS Office including solid knowledge of Excel


  • Experience with SAP and/or Salesforce is valuable

At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville