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Sumitomo Pharma Senior Payroll Specialist in Helena, Montana

Senior Payroll Specialist

Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) is focused on delivering therapeutic and scientific breakthroughs in areas of critical patient need spanning psychiatry & neurology, oncology, urology, women’s health, rare disease, and cell & gene therapies. The company’s diverse portfolio includes several marketed products and a robust pipeline of early- to late-stage assets. Building on Sumitomo Pharma’s 125-year legacy of innovation, SMPA leverages proprietary in-house technology platforms and advanced analytics capabilities to accelerate discovery, development, and help bring novel therapies to patients sooner. SMPA is a Sumitomo Pharma company. [For more information, visit Sumitomo-pharma.com (https://myovant-my.sharepoint.com/personal/gina_cromwell_myovant_com/Documents/Documents/072023%20Transition%20documents/JDs/Sumitomo-pharma.com) ].

Job Overview

We are currently seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, and experienced individual for the position of Senior Payroll Specialist. The Senior Payroll Specialist will contribute to the shared processing of the full payroll cycle for SMPA as well as payroll related accounting processing. This role is vital in ensuring payroll is processed timely and accurately. This role reports into Senior Director of Payroll Operations and will work closely with other members of Payroll team, Accounting, HR, and other groups across the company.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage workflow to ensure accurate and timely processing of new hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations for bi-weekly payroll.

  • Contributes to managing, reporting, and processing of time reporting system.

  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of the payroll process for SMPA with detailed auditing of payroll reports.

  • Audit quarterly payroll balances to ensure correct YTD earnings.

  • Ensures accuracy of all payrolls related journal entries in the Oracle general ledger and payroll related reconciliations.

  • Assist in processing off cycle bonus payrolls.

  • Schedules and prepares any management reports that could consist of bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports and could be used for internal and external audits.

  • Serves as a point of contact for employees with payroll related questions.

  • Contributes to any payroll related upgrade, implementation, or cross functional working team.

  • Ensure the organization is compliant with federal, state, and local tax withholding laws.

  • Ensures compliance with all job-related Company policies and procedures.

  • Ensures compliance with all job-related Sarbanes-Oxley control requirements.

  • Acts as a liaison with Human Resources on payroll coordination, special events, testing, training, and cross functional work teams.

  • Assists functional teams during implementations.

  • Contributes to process improvements both on a short- and long-term basis.

  • Provides timely and excellent customer service to all employees.

Key Core Competencies

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

  • Understanding of full payroll cycle.

  • Attention to detail, organized, and analytical.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all Payroll and HR related records.

  • Ability to manage a busy payroll mailbox.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment.

  • Committed to professional development and training to keep up with industry trends and current laws.

  • Ability to act as a mentor and to train other payroll associates.

Education and Experience

  • 7+ Years multi-state payroll experience in a high-volume environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Understanding of appropriate tax jurisdiction based on work and resident state.

  • Understanding of Payroll Tax compliance.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Experience with ADP a must preferably ADP Vantage.

  • Experience with Workday it’s a plus.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.

The base salary range for this role is $82,900 to 108,800. Base salary is part of our total rewards package which also includes the opportunity for merit-based salary increases, short incentive plan participation, eligibility for our 401(k) plan, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances and leaves provided in line with your work state. Our robust time-off policy includes unlimited paid time off, 11 paid holidays plus additional time off for a shut-down period during the last week of December, 80 hours of paid sick time upon hire and each year thereafter. Total compensation, including base salary to be offered, will depend on elements unique to each candidate, including candidate experience, skills, education and other factors permitted by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Confidential Data : All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters is considered confidential.

Compliance :Achieve and maintain Compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring that all plans and activities for and on behalf of Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) and affiliates are carried out with the "best" industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

Mental/Physical Requirements : Fast paced environment handling multiple demands. Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary. Requires a high level of initiative and independence. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Requires ability to use a personal computer for extended periods of time.

Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer

Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) is committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information about EEO and the Law, please visit the following pages:

Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) is focused on delivering therapeutic and scientific breakthroughs in areas of critical patient need spanning psychiatry & neurology, oncology, urology, women’s health, rare disease, and cell & gene therapies. The company’s diverse portfolio includes several marketed products and a robust pipeline of early- to late-stage assets. Building on Sumitomo Pharma’s 125-year legacy of innovation, SMPA leverages proprietary in-house technology platforms and advanced analytics capabilities to accelerate discovery, development, and help bring novel therapies to patients sooner. SMPA is a Sumitomo Pharma company. [For more information, visit Sumitomo-pharma.com (https://www.us.sumitomo-pharma.com/) ]

At Sumitomo Pharma America, our work is guided by the Sumitomo Pharma mission, vision and values, which tie closely to our company’s cultural pillars.

Our Mission

To broadly contribute to society through value creation based on innovative research and development activities for the betterment of healthcare and fuller lives of people worldwide

Our Vision

For Longer and Healthier Lives, we unlock the future with cutting edge technology and ideas

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