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Business Analyst III

Fairfax County Government

Fairfax, Virginia 22035
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Serves on the FOCUS Business Support Group (FBSG) as a lead administrator for the Human Capital Management payroll module in the FOCUS system (the county's SAP ERP system). Investigates more complex payroll related system problems, interacts with management or other governmental entities and manages the system administration of payroll from end-to-end. This position serves as a functional expert in SAP payroll and the business processes associated with this module including enterprise structures and groupings, payroll schemas and rules, W2 and payroll tax compliance (using BSI Tax Factory), regular and off-cycle payroll processing, wage types, garnishments, 3rd party collection, and integration and posting to FI/CO. This position also monitors biweekly payroll interfaces to identify and resolve technical errors and file transmission issues. In coordination with all parties including other FOCUS Business Support Group team members, business process owners and appropriate information technology staff, this position assesses the capability of the system, works on potential upgrade or new system functionality, maintains current functionality, diagnoses and troubleshoots problems, provides system related knowledge relevant to the development and implementation of general guidelines, policies and procedures for the modules it is designated to support and serves the needs of the user community. This position studies, researches and provides recommendations regarding existing or proposed system functionality. Assists in the preparation of short and long range information technology plans. Represents the FOCUS Business Support Group in discussions with business process owners, agency representatives, information technology staff and end users. In concert with other FOCUS Business Support Group team members, acts as the intermediary between end users and technical staff to resolve problems. Assists in determining causes of system problems and works with technical staff and various teams to determine appropriate corrective actions. Defines problems and recommends procedural, policy and system solutions. Performs system configurations. Performs testing activities related to system configuration, development work, and routine system upgrades. Understands and follows change management policies and procedures.


Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to possession of a bachelor's degree in business, computer science or a field related to the department where the IT services are being used: plus four years of experience analyzing business processes and/or developing/maintaining the main business system, technical platform or a related system.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Extensive knowledge and experience using the SAP-based Enterprise Resource Planning system, FOCUS (Fairfax County Unified System), with emphasis on human capital management payroll functions. Considerable knowledge and understanding of Fairfax County policies, procedures, and requirements related to human resources, payroll, time management, and integration with finance/budget and accounting. Knowledge of federal, state and county laws pertaining to human resources and payroll administration. Experience with administering payroll processes and procedures in HR/payroll systems other than SAP may be considered. Leadership abilities in functional system administration and business process support and redesign. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and end users. In addition, this position has knowledge of the policies and procedures and requirements related to information technology. Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Proficiency using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint computer software.

Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, employee must be sufficiently mobile to attend meetings and make presentations. Employee may be required to lift and carry up to 15 pounds. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor and in printed format. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314.  EEO/AA/TTY.

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