Job Locations:
Remote – Pennsylvania
Remote – Texas
Remote – New Jersey
Remote – Minnesota
Remote – Georgia
Remote – Massachusetts
Remote – Florida

Job Summary

Under broad supervision, prepare and process payroll and other financial documents. Review, calculate and process payroll changes and adjustments. Review and reconcile payroll records for accuracy. Prepare and execute state and federal payroll taxes. Provide information to employees and outside agencies regarding payroll issues. Calculate and process all elected and mandatory payroll deductions including taxes, child support orders, insurances and garnishments. Handle escalated payroll issues. Mentors less-experienced peers and assist supervisors, but does not formally supervise others.


  • Completion of new hire records, including verify/assign state reciprocity and local tax codes and assign relevant time & attendance profile.
  • Process terminations and final payments in accordance with federal & state requirements, and within company guidelines.
  • Process employee payroll change information such as garnishments, transfers and time system records.
  • Prepare, load and reconcile pay data batch files and time & attendance data.
  • Analyze pay data audit and exception reports to ensure payroll accuracy prior to payroll completion.
  • Identify, research, and resolve payroll discrepancies within strict time constraints, through independent analysis and evaluation, taking appropriate corrective action to avoid pay issues.
  • Provide service for Time & Attendance system, assist associates with system access, monitor daily transaction reports and identify interface errors. Work with service provider to resolve system set up problems and/or updates needed.
  • Produce reports to prepare returns/remittances, miscellaneous monthly/quarterly Workers Comp payments, payroll related state license fees and to complete Multi-location reports & Mandatory Census Returns.
  • Generate routine reports to create and prepare miscellaneous month end Journal Entries.
  • Analyze and evaluate existing process, document and implement improvements in process efficiencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a complex payroll environment processing multi-state/multi-entity payrolls with medium to large company/employee base.
  • Experience with Workday preferred.
  • Must possess strong PC skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • High school diploma required, 4-year degree preferred.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Established organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks & work under deadlines.
  • Display strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Have a high energy level and desire to succeed in a fast-paced business environment


  • Typically works in an office with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
  • Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
  • A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.
  • Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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