City of Los Angeles-Principal Administrative Analyst-Payroll ( district Temp)

10/12/2021 9:43:43 AM 303


$55.52 - $72.54 Hourly

Location 700 North Alameda Street, 90012, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Job Type

Full-Time Temporary

Closing date and time

12/11/2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

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As a Principal Administrative Analyst in this temporary (18 month) assignment you will be responsible for analyzing Metropolitan's current payroll system and processes. Your subject matter expertise in payroll and payroll systems will be used to develop improvements and process changes to align with current law and CalPERS rules.


Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to: defining payroll management and user requirements; documenting payroll enterprise-wide process improvements; researching complex and difficult payroll problems and needs, and generate solutions which may include systems modifications, enhancements or new procedures, investigate and resolve system functional errors and perform as a business analyst.


You'll also have the opportunity to work with PeopleSoft Human Capital Management, benefits administration, core human resources tables (SQL, SQR, App Engine etc.), and excel functions including: pivot tables, formulas, charts, and vertical lookup.


This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.


To view the full job description click here: Principal Administrative Analyst




Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and eight years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and six years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Senior Analyst classification.


Relevant Experience is defined as: working knowledge of payroll systems and experience processing payroll.



License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.



35% Technical knowledge/skills

20% Interpersonal Effectiveness

15% Oral Communication

10% Project Management

10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position) 10% Written Communication 100% Total



For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits District Temporary Employees (Represented)



The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: jobs@mwdh2o.com.


MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.


Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.


Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
700 North Alameda Street

Los Angeles, California, 90012