Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

6-190718-9345: Compensation Analyst- American Pay Processing
LocationU.S. - South Carolina - Charleston
Open Date7/18/2019

STG, a wholly owned subsidiary of SOS International LLC (SOSi), is seeking an experienced Compensation Analyst to support American Pay Processing for Global Compensation in Charleston, SC.  The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience with payroll processing, analysis, auditing and monitoring of payroll processes.

The Compensation Analysts primary responsibilities are T&A reporting (bi-monthly), pay calculation, individual leave accounts, allotments of pay, and other individual pay matters for those paid under local compensation plans at serviced-posts. The Compensation Analyst will support one or more of the Payroll Teams listed below:

1.Common Team
2.Benefits/Entry on Duty Team
3.Alliances Team
4.Leave Team
5.Separations Team
6.Remaining Deductions/Additional Entitlements Team
Duties for each Payroll Team include, but are not limited to the following:

•Receive, research, analyze, and process specialized pay actions
•Responsible for accuracy of calculating and processing Time and Attendance into various proprietary financial systems, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information.  This includes working accounts by organization or country code by processing a variety of transactions which affect pay, leave, taxes, benefits and other deductions.
•Verifies the validity of personnel actions and personal service contracts/agreements prepared by serviced Embassies, rejecting those who are not properly completed or in accord with existing personnel law, regulation and advises post personnel offices of the deficiencies and corrections needed to affect the action. 
•Answers questions via e-mail from employees regarding payroll matters (pay, deductions and related matters).
•Audits, analyzes and reconciles reports or accounts, and as necessary, make adjustments which are largely retroactive in nature.  More difficult adjustments may require extensive record searches and involve correction of accounts.    
•Perform manual calculations when deemed necessary to verify year-to-date adjustments and corrections when the calculations cannot be performed through the automated payroll system, CAPPS and or other financial systems as required.
•Research, correct and determine the cause of erroneous payments and timely clearing of domestic and overseas T&A rejects.
•Calculating overpayments made due to system deficiencies, preparing proposed repayments schedules, communications those proposals to the employees and entering the collections in accordance with the debt collections of the Federal Government.  Overpayments may occur during each bi-weekly pay cycle. 
•Prepares financial reports on various aspects of the payroll cycle, as requested by DoS.
•Performs other payroll duties as assigned.

•Security Clearance: Secret / must have Interim Secret to start
•Education: 4 -year degree from an accredited university or college in accounting or related field such as computer science or business administration.
•Three (3) years of relevant professional experience supporting the design, development, analysis, testing, or implementation of mainframe or client-server based financial systems or experience with accounting operations, policies, practices, reporting, and business process/requirements.
•Superior oral and written communication skills, plus the ability to follow directions and understand brief explanations of work requirements.
•Intermediate level experience with computer applications (MS Office Excel, MS Word) is required.
•Must be flexible to change, ability to work in a fast-paced business environment, work with dynamic personalities and always demonstrate professionalism.
•Must have top-notch customer service, communication, organizational, multi-tasking and people skills.
•Must have payroll and/or financial experience working in high volume work environments
Prefer a candidate with knowledge or experience with the following software systems is highly desired: CAPPS (Consolidated American Personnel & Payroll System), Report web, Employee Express, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), Global Foreign Affairs Compensation System (GFACS), GFS Knowledge Base (KB), GEMS (Government Employee Management System), DIS (Document Imaging System & various websites of government agencies (Employee Express, IRS, TSP. Office of Personnel Management) and other software systems.


•Work environment is normal for office setting in a multiple building campus (closely located) located in a Federal Facility
•The workday is 8-hour and 45-minutes including a 45-minute non-compensated lunch
•Core hours are from 9am-3pm