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JOB POSTING - Sr Payroll Specialist - EUROFINS Lancaster Labs

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:46 AM
    Message # 4078677
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    Job Description:

    Job Title: Senior Payroll Specialist (Human Resources)

    Department Number: 9015

    Reports To: Group Leader and/or Manager and/or Director

    Position Location: Lancaster, PA

    Number of Direct Reports: Zero (approximate)

    Day/Shift: Varies

    FLSA Status: Non -Exempt (Exempt/Non-Exempt)

    Position Summary:  Maintain a high level of knowledge of payroll regulations and

    processing, Lawson, and multi-state taxes, perform all processing independently; Lead all payroll and tax filings for all Business Units; Support the HR/payroll group to serve all Eurofins US employees

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • ·         Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
    • ·         Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
    • ·         Regular attendance and punctuality
    • ·         Provide computer support on Lawson; perform analysis, design, support upgrades and programming to maintain existing systems and create new systems
    • ·         Assist with bi-weekly payroll processing and perform independently as needed
    • ·         Research, set up and test multi-state payroll taxes independently
    • ·         Perform after-payroll reconciliation, and perform processing such as creating ACH files, check requests for garnishments,  and special pay reports
    • ·         Reconcile monthly payroll journals against GL accounts and ensure all numbers tie into GL; research and resolved all discrepancies
    • ·         Work with Eurofins US business unit leaders, prepare and create biweekly payroll reports for BU leaders and vice presidents
    • ·         Process, review and approve federal and state tax filing and payments
    • ·         Oversee the registration process for appropriate withholding and unemployment accounts with any new states
    • ·         Assist preparation and processing of W-2's and annual filing
    • ·         Process, review and approve state unemployment payments
    • ·         Process, review and approve applicable state quarterly reconciliation for Withholding Tax
    • ·         Process, review and approve quarterly FUTA payments
    • ·         Process, review and approve any quarterly and/or annual federal tax filings
    • ·         Oversee and file workers’ compensation premiums for state-regulated programs; determine and drive process improvement initiative to create more efficient processing
    • ·         Assist payroll integration of new companies
    • ·         Make recommendations on new or improved systems and processes
    • ·         Perform any other duties to ensure the smooth running of the payroll group
    • ·         Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
    • ·         Performs other duties as assigned

    Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required. (List three to five key quantifiable skills or position requirements that the candidate must have to be considered for this position.)

    Education/Experience (BMQ):

    Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

    Additional preferences:

    Experience with Lawson HRIS and Accounting programs preferred

    Certificates and/or Licenses (BMQ):


    Additional preferences: N/A

    Supervisory Responsibility:


    Ability and/or Skills (BMQ): Strong organization skills and attention to detail, willingness to work overtime, ability to work independently, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Office; advance Excel skills preferred, must be able to maintain confidential information.

    Additional preferences:

    Other Factors: N/A


    This position description is written as a guideline to inform employees of what is generally expected of

    them at each job level. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner; rather, it is hoped it will add understanding and better reflect the work performed at all levels of employment. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.

    The above information may not be used or duplicated by others without written consent.

    Essential Job Functions (EJF)

    Physical Job Requirements

    This form identifies the minimum physical requirements necessary to perform in a position

    Job Classification (Physical Duty)   Light -X     Medium      Heavy

    Average Temperature of work location:  20 °C

    Is there potential for chemical exposure?   Yes      No - NO











    A.   In a regular workday, employees must:

    1.  Stand


    2.  Walk


    3.  Sit


    4.  Drive (e.g., forklift)


    B.   Employee must lift/carry:

    1.  10 lbs. maximum


    2.  25 lbs. maximum


    3.  50 lbs. maximum


    4.  70 lbs. maximum


    C.   Employee must be able to:

    1.  Bend


    2.  Squat


    3.  Crawl

    4.  Reach above shoulder level


    5.  Climb


    D.   Employee must use RIGHT hand for repetitive action:

    1.  Simple Grasping


    2.  Pushing & Pulling


    3.  Fine Manipulation


          Employee must use LEFT hand for repetitive action:

    1.  Simple Grasping


    2.  Pushing & Pulling


    3.  Fine Manipulation


          Employee must only use one hand, either Right OR Left:   Yes      No

    E.   Employee must use

    RIGHT foot for repetitive action:


    LEFT foot for repetitive action:


    F.    Employee is exposed to:

    1.  Heat/Cold


    2.  Dust


    3.  Dampness


    4.  Height


    5.  Moving Machinery


    G.   Does this job have any special vision requirements?  Check all that apply.

      Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) X

      Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) X

      Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

      Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

      Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

      Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

      No special vision requirements

    H.   1.   What are the hearing requirements?

       Adequate hearing acuity is required to accomplish the essential job tasks and/or may be achieved with the use of assistive devices -X

       No particular hearing required

          2.   How much noise is typical for the work environment of this job?  Check the appropriate level below.

       Very quiet (examples:  forest trail, isolation booth for hearing test)

       Quiet (library, private office)

       Moderate noise (business office with computers and printers, light traffic) -X

       Loud (production/manufacturing machinery, earth-moving equipment)

       Very loud (jack hammer work, front row at rock concert)

    I.     Employee must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including but not limited to filtering face masks, PAPR, etc.:     Yes      No - NO

    J.    Is light duty or modified duty available?    Yes      No - NO

           If yes, attach the proposed job description:       

    K.   Other (please specify):  N/A

    Other Physical Job Requirements:  N/A

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