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Payroll Specialist

Company: MasterControl Inc
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

About MasterControl:

MasterControl Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based quality and compliance software for life sciences and other regulated industries. Our mission is the same as that of our customers to bring life-changing products to more people sooner. The MasterControl Platform helps organizations digitize, automate and connect quality and compliance processes across the regulated product development life cycle. Over 1,000 companies worldwide rely on MasterControl solutions to achieve new levels of operational excellence across product development, clinical trials, regulatory affairs, quality management, supply chain, manufacturing and postmarket surveillance. For more information, visit

Job Summary:

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for payroll processing and operations in a fast-paced technology environment. The role is an integral part of the accounting team who employs best practices for payroll processing, ensures security of confidential employee information, and ensures on-time processing and payment of company payroll. The position will also work closely with benefits administrators to reconcile employee benefits. The role will interface directly with employees and managers to ensure all payroll elements are timely and accurately processed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Ability to processes semi-monthly payroll for US-based employees including bonuses, commissions, benefits deductions, salary increases and other compensation related changes
* Ensure compliance with all government regulations and internal processes
* Assist Payroll Manager in the reconciliation of payroll reports with general ledger accounts
* Assist Payroll Manager in preparing payroll related journal entries in the general ledger
* Produce payroll related KPIs and make recommendations for continued process improvements
* Maintains payroll efficiency by contributing to policy and procedure updates
* Create and manage internal checks and balances to ensure accuracy of processed payroll
* Create reports from ADP for management regarding payroll, headcount, payables, etc.
* Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Requirements

* 1-3 years of payroll processing experience for 500+ employees in a multi-state environment
* Experience with ADP preferred
* Experience with Adobe Acrobat preferred
* Prior experience with account reconciliations, specifically for employee benefits plans
* Strong knowledge of HR-related legislation and employment law
* Experience with payroll administration for healthcare and 401(k) deductions
* Experience in creating ADP or similar reports
* Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Strong attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines
* Professional demeanor and positive attitude

Commitment to building a strong company culture and a best-in-class working environment

Why Work Here?


MasterControl is a place where Exceptional Teams come together to do their best work. In fact, hiring Exceptional Teams is a core value of ours. MasterControl employees are surrounded by intelligent, motivated, and collaborative individuals. We like to call it #TheBestTeamOnThePlanet.

We work hard to develop and challenge our employees' skillsets, recognize their contributions, encourage professional development, and offer a one-of-a-kind culture. This is why we say #WhyWorkAnywhereElse?

MasterControl could be your next (and last) career move!

Here are some of the benefits MasterControl employees enjoy:

* Competitive compensation
* 100% medical premium coverage (yes, you read that right!)
* 401(k) plan with company match
* Generous PTO packages that increase with tenure
* Schedule flexibility
* Fitness clubs (you get paid to have fun and be active!)
* Company parties and employee recognition programs
* Wellness programs (free Fitbit, gym membership and athletic shoe reimbursements, etc.)
* Onsite physician and massage therapist
* Innovation center and gaming rooms at the office
* Dental/vision plans
* Employer paid life insurance policy
* Much, much more!

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Keywords: MasterControl Inc, Salt Lake City , Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , Salt Lake City, Utah

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