Job Location:
Ipswich, MA United States

Employment at New England Biolabs (NEB) offers a challenging and creative work environment in a state-of-the-art research and production facility, with a team of exceptional scientists and professional staff. The NEB culture emphasizes personal and professional growth through creativity, teamwork, respect and responsibility, while maintaining a casual campus-like working environment. Our unique corporate philosophy encourages dialogue and innovation. From our founding principles – placing the advancement of science and the stewardship of the environment as our highest priorities – to our unique corporate culture, NEB’s philosophy can be distilled down to three core values: passion, humility and being genuine. 

New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking a Payroll and Accounts Payable Specialist to join our finance team. The person in this position will be responsible for processing US payroll and vendor invoices in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will possess an in-depth knowledge of US payroll rules and regulations and the ability to identify process improvements within Workday, our HRIS system.

Primary Payroll Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the company payroll

  • Electronically transmit payroll on a bi-weekly schedule

  • Monitor payroll registers, employee timecards and quarterly tax filings within the Workday system

  • In coordination with the Human Resources department, administer employee leaves, benefits and compensation changes

  • Register the company with new states as needed while maintaining tax codes and workers compensation rates within Workday

  • Coordinate year-end tax reporting of W-2s and 1099s

Primary Accounts Payable Responsibilities:

  • Enter vendor invoices with the proper general ledger account and cost center into SAP

  • Generate weekly payment of vendor invoices

  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies and/or vendor disputes

  • Compile necessary approval documentation prior to payment processing

  • Assist in month end reconciliation process

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Associate degree required; bachelor’s preferred

  • 4+ years of payroll processing experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel functions required

  • Experience with financial software –- SAP and Workday preferred

  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities and competing deadlines

  • Highly organized with keen attend to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

EEO Statement

New England Biolabs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community; as an EEO/AA employer, New England Biolabs considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. More in-depth details of EEO are available here.

Information regarding New England Biolabs commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here.

New England Biolabs is a participating employer in the Employment Verification (E-Verifyprogram.

OFCCP’s pay transparency policy can be found on OFCCP’s website at www.dol.gov/ofccp

If you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to [email protected] or call 978-927-5054 to let us know the nature of your request.