Sr. Payroll Specialist

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary (Primary function)

The Senior Payroll Specialist ensures that all employee wages and cash awards are paid in a timely and accurate fashion.

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)

Create, maintain and run payroll reports biweekly, quarterly, annual and as needed.

Maintain the G/L in Dayforce and work with Finance on issues pertaining to the G/L as they arise.

Timesheets for hourly employees, including pulling electronic time reports for importing into payroll and working with employees and managers on the timesheet process.

Payroll Processing including importing data, data entry, payroll balancing, garnishments and processing tax adjustments.

Other payroll and administrative duties as needed and assigned.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

Strong technical skills (focused on excel and Dayforce).

5 years payroll experience including experience with Ceridian/Dayforce.

Excellent communication and analytical skills with the ability to translate analytical findings into actionable solutions/processes.

Excellent customer service skills.

Attention to detail, payroll compliance and audit functions.

Highly developed issue resolution & decision making skills.

Proven ability to multi task and complete tasks and project work within tight timelines.

Ability to collaborate & work effectively with peers and/or within cross- functional teams.

Demonstrate flexibility in working hours during peak periods.

Ability to work in fast paced, changing environment.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Posting: 878058

Posted On: Nov 28, 2021

Updated On: Dec 28, 2021