Job Location:
Cambridge, MA

Job Description

The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard is seeking a Payroll Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate processing of payrolls for 2,000+ Broadies. You will thrive in this position if you are passionate about Payroll and have solid Workday Payroll experience. In this role, you will report to the Payroll Manager and will be involved in all facets of Payroll for a multi-state organization and will have the potential to grow and develop professionally.

Other essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Process weekly and biweekly payrolls

  • Provide exceptional customer service to employees and resolve their inquiries in a timely and professional manner

  • Work independently with minimal direction from management to accomplish daily tasks and meet deadlines

  • Collaborate in a cross-functional team environment with partner departments to improve workflows

  • Oversee payroll compliance matters such as multi-jurisdiction tax withholding, garnishments, and key annual audits (e.g. 401(k) audit, worker’s compensation, external financial audit) 

  • Perform tax treaty analysis for the non-resident alien employee population to determine tax withholding exemptions

  • Create process documentation for daily tasks and identify process improvements

  • Prepare month-end accounting entries

  • Participate in system testing and implementation 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred

  • 2-3 years of end-to-end payroll processing experience

  • Multi-state payroll and state registration experience

  • Experienced in the payroll tax, including tax implications of a remote workforce

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Google Suite

  • Quality customer service mindset

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills


  • Workday Payroll

  • ADP

This position is available as a 100% remote role if you reside in MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, ME, NY, NC, PA, WA

The Broad Institute will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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