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Title:  Senior Analyst, Payroll


Houston, TX, US, 77002

Requisition ID:  862

Company Overview:
Founded in 2016 by Charif Souki (Cheniere) and Martin Houston (BG Group), and led by Octávio Simões (Sempra LNG), Tellurian is a fully integrated company with Upstream assets located in the Haynesville Shale (Red River Parish), Downstream/LNG assets located in Lake Charles, and Midstream assets connecting the two.


The Tellurian management team has collectively delivered over 79 million tonnes of LNG, representing more than 15% of LNG in production today.


Our $30 billion Driftwood LNG facility broke ground in April 2022 and is scheduled to begin exporting LNG in 2026. Once complete, Driftwood will be the largest LNG facility in the US.


What We Offer: 
Tellurian offers an industry leading compensation and benefits package.

  • Competitive Base Salary + Annual Bonus + Long-term Incentive Bonus
  • Industry Leading Benefits, at no monthly cost to the employee
    • Medical Premiums (All Employees + Family)
    • Dental Premiums (All Employees + Family)
    • Vision Premiums (All Employees + Family)
    • Gym Membership (Dependent on Location)
    • 401K, $1 for $1 match, up to 6%
    • Paid Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption Leave
    • Pet Insurance

Job Summary

The Payroll Analyst will be responsible for accurately and efficiently processing payroll, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and providing exceptional customer service to employees regarding payroll-related inquiries. This position will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth and accurate execution of our payroll processes.


  • Process bi-weekly, semi-monthly, or monthly payroll accurately and on time
  • Calculate and input employee hours, deductions, bonuses, and other payroll-related data into the payroll system
  • Review and verify payroll data for accuracy and compliance with company policies and regulations
  • Initiate wage payment, tax, and garnishment file transfers
  • Stay up-to-date with federal, state, and local payroll tax laws and regulations
  • Ensure compliance with payroll tax reporting and filings, including W-2s
  • Assist with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end reconciliations and reportings
  • Prepare and submit payroll reports to Accounting and Finance
  • Assist in the implementation of payroll best practices and process improvements
  • Provide excellent customer service to employees regarding payroll-related inquiries
  • Address and resolve payroll discrepancies and issues in a timely manner
  • Assist employees with payroll-related forms and documentation
  • Maintain accurate and organized payroll records, including employee information, tax forms, and payroll reports
  • Safeguard sensitive payroll data and ensure confidentiality
  • Perform regular payroll audits to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Reconcile payroll accounts and resolve discrepancies


  • 5+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance or related field is preferred
  • SAP GUI and/or Web GUI experience is required
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central experience is required
  • ADP SmartCompliance experience preferred
  • Restricted stock equity processing
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification is a plus
  • Global payroll experience is a plus
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.), Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint, etc.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and demonstrate proactive problem-solving skills with strong decision-making capability

Tellurian is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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