Senior Payroll Specialist
Job Description SummaryAre you a detailed oriented Senior Payroll Specialist looking for experience in a fast pace, high volume organization? Join us at STEMCELL Technologies a growing global Biotech company.
As our Senior Payroll Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring our European employees are paid accurately and on time. This position requires end-to-end processing of employee payroll while ensuring compliance with business and international regulatory payroll standards. Additionally, you will be responsible for generating reports and providing analytics to the Senior Manager of Global Payroll and the STEMCELL Global Finance team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Advise payroll providers of new hires, terminations and employee changes, perform a quarterly benefits reconciliation, complete pay period end process including JE, email pay statements to employees who do not have online access, and assist with year end processes
Audit HRIS (Workday) against provider reporting to ensure employee payroll information is aligned
Prepare reports of company earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability payments, and non-tax and year end processes wages
Monitor and respond to employee inquiries and requests
Familiarity with Workday, is an asset
Knowledge and Qualifications
Post Secondary Certificate or Diploma and Payroll Certification (PCP)
Solid understanding of GAAP principles, plus 6+ years of payroll processing experience
Must have experience processing one (or more) of the following payrolls: France, Germany, or UK
Complete understanding of payroll legislation and calculation formulas with a solid understanding of human resources and labour laws of payroll countries
Ability to create reporting and analytics as requested by Human Resources and Senior Finance Leadership
Comfortable facilitating new hire payroll orientation and experience liaising with government agencies
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
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