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UnitedHealth Group Kronos Payroll Operations Lead - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Here, you'll help attract, lead, support and reward our most valuable asset: our high caliber people. Here, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Be prepared to move quickly, to engage proactively, and to think strategically. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

This Kronos Timekeeping Supervisor is responsible for providing functional consulting and support to Human Capital as it relates to Kronos timekeeping. This position acts as an expert for the payroll function related to Kronos timekeeping and to ensure our Kronos Dimensions system is in order.

The Kronos Payroll Operations Lead/Supervisor will manage our Kronos team and will interact with other Human Capital Centers of Excellence (COE) throughout the day-to-day functions of the job, maintaining and promoting key internal and external relationships.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage existing work rules and Kronos system settings and initiate necessary change management process

  • Act as a functional SME for timekeeping processes

  • Diagnose issues and system configuration problems and make recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness within Kronos

  • Interface with Payroll Operations for HR Direct case resolution

  • Support acquisition initiatives related to the Kronos system and employee integration

  • Establish and monitor processes to assess the quality of Payroll data to ensure accurate payroll runs each pay period

  • Research and identify root causes for problems and own the resolution

  • Manage the future Kronos Operations team, workload, development, and assessment

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees

  • Troubleshoot and work with HRIS and HC on any system related initiatives, upgrades and enhancements

  • Collaborate with Benefits, Rewards & Compensation and HR communities in the support of HR business initiatives

  • Maintain effective relationships with key internal and external customers and vendors.

  • Other projects as assigned

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years functional Kronos time keeping experience

  • Experience with Time keeping system best practices, policies, and key areas of optimization and improvement

  • Kronos Dimensions configuration, support, and implementation experience

  • Support team management experience

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects with hard deadlines simultaneously

  • Experience with Project documentation discipline

  • Experience demonstrating strong analytical, problem solving and payroll functional skills

  • Strong knowledge of time keeping requirements and government rules/regulations affecting payroll functions related to time tracking

  • Knowledge of internal systematic controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

  • Experience with acquisition mapping, fit/gap analysis, set up and testing

  • Strong understanding of how to build efficient payroll time keeping processes

  • Experience demonstrating verbal and written communication skills

  • Previous management experience

  • Ability to work various hours as needed to support payroll processing

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPP

  • Knowledge of process re-engineering and change management

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Eden Prairie, Minnesota, MN, MN051, Telecommute, Remote, Work from home