Job Openings


Job ID: BH496636

Category: Payroll Accountant, Payroll

Biotech company is searching for a Senior Payroll Specialist to back up the Payroll Manager in all functions related to Payroll and will assist in the processing of a multistate bi-weekly payroll and a monthly commission payroll for 1000+ employees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurately review all payroll changes and any special payments required with these changes
  • Process terminations, determine final pay, verify and pay out PTO balances and severance payments in accordance with state specific laws and regulations
  • Review, calculate and process wage garnishment and deduction orders
  • Identify and deduct benefit deductions owed by employees
  • Work with HR to ensure proper payments for employees on all types of company paid and state paid leave of absences
  • Review and reconcile payroll prior to transmission
  • Upload, review and reconcile monthly commission payrolls
  • Process Payroll according to SOX requirements
  • Create and/or Prepare payroll reports as requested by management
  • Reconcile PTO accruals and annual rollovers
  • W2 Verification Testing & 401k Compliance Testing
  • Process Incentive Stock Option adjustments
  • Provide Sox compliance back up as requested


Preferred Education and Experience

  • 5-10 years of payroll experience in a multistate environment
  • Prior experience with new payroll system implementations
  • Prior payroll experience with a public company


Other Skills/Abilities:


  • stock option adjustments
  • Extensive knowledge of payroll practices and tax laws pertaining to payroll
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Advanced excel and reporting skills
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to multitask and work with a team
  • Experience supporting 1000+ employees
  • Experience with Paylocity beneficial but not required

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Canton, Massachusetts