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Payroll Analyst (Contract Role)

Virtual Req #873
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Our Safety Culture:

The safety and health of our employees is this company’s most important business consideration. Lakeside Book will provide a safe and secure working environment to support our goal of zero accidents and injuries.

Lakeside Book commits to being good stewards of the environment by conducting environmentally responsible business practices while continuing to be good neighbors and partners in the communities in which we live and work.  

We welcome our veterans to apply!

Work Hours: Monday - Friday Standard Working Hours 

Location: Remote 

As our Payroll Analyst, you will: 

  • Process wage and salary payments, audit time entries, and schedule garnishment payments for bi-weekly multi state payroll
  • Calculate and process special checks, file unemployment forms, and create summary reports for management
  • Ensure the proper administration of federal and state payroll tax regulations
  • Utilize automated time and attendance software and programs in day-to-day operations
  • Handle general inquiries regarding payroll and time/attendance
  • Offer suggestions, advice, and solutions regarding payroll processing procedures
  • Research and resolve escalated and/or complex payroll issues; ensure resolution is communicated to employees
  • Provide technical and consultative support to HR staff in addressing payroll policies and procedures
  • Audit benefit deductions, changes and compliance including 401k reporting and auditing, researching and responding to requests for information from benefits providers including short term disability and other leave-related forms and inquiries
  • Ensure accurate and timely year-end W2 processing
  • Assist with Ceridian Dayforce implementation
  • Maintain Dayforce data base of personnel information and accurate payroll records
  • Conduct regularly scheduled audits of payroll records to ensure continued accuracy


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years’ relevant payroll experience
  • Current Ceridian Dayforce experience is required
  • Analytical mindset with ability to identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Ability to develop practical solutions to simplify payroll processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

What we offer you:


  • Paid time off 
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k with company match 
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee appreciation & recognition programs
  • Diverse & inclusive work group



About Us:

Lakeside Book Company loves books!  To us, every book matters. Every word. Every page. Every hand that helped build it. Our history has shown that we are leaders and innovators. We have a team-winning culture, where all of our people have a voice. While we are old in years, we are new at heart.  Come join our mission to keep the world reading.


Lakeside Book Company is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Lakeside Book Company is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If  reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or perform essential job functions please contact


*This job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties and responsibilities assigned for this job at the company’s discretion. 

Other details

  • Job Family Payroll
  • Job Function Payroll
  • Pay Type Hourly
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