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Waters Payroll Administrator in Milford, Massachusetts

The ideal Payroll Administrator will be responsible for supporting the payroll team that runs a complex biweekly and semi-monthly US, Puerto Rico, and Canada payroll, inclusive of over 3,100 employees. Flexibility to work in an office setting as well as working productively and independently from home office.

Knowledge of ADP Vantage or other ADP applications is a plus. System upgrade to ADP Vantage for U.S. and Puerto Rico in Q1-2023 and Workforce Now in Q2-2023 for Canada. Experience with ADPR Reporting, ADP General Ledger, ADP Databridge, ADP Tax Services, and AsureForce or Kronos time and attendance systems, Proficientcy in Outlook, Excel, Word and Microsoft Teams a must, along with the ability to multitask and troubleshoot.

Strong auditing skills and a high level of attention to detail a must. The Payroll Administrator will be an integral member of the Payroll team and will also work closely with HRIS.

Perks of working for us!

  • EAP, Physical Therapist, and a clinic with a dedicated nurse practitioner is onsite

  • Paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays

  • All benefits begin day 1

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Team environment

  • Competitive pay

  • Full gym on-site at very low cost to employees

  • Strong focus on AsureForce time and attendance system. Addressing employee issues as they arise.

  • Leave Management tracking and processing for employees out on any type of leave.

  • Experience with ADP Vantage a plus

  • ADP Payroll - entering and verifying employee maintenance changes in ADP.

  • ADPR reporting - Creating and running reports

  • Experience with Canadian payroll a plus. Knowledge of Ontario Workers Comp, Canadian Retirement Plans (DPSP, RRSP) helpful but not necessary.

  • Updating SOP documentation as needed.

  • Assist team members with auditing on a per-payroll basis, especially during pay weeks.

  • Provide support as needed and be open to learning other duties related to Payroll.

  • Assist team with year-end and new-year activities, including the preparation of W2 forms, tax reporting, and other year end federal/state requirements.

  • Maintaining compliance and participate in all internal and external audits as needed.

  • Minimum of High School Degree with experience in payroll. Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 5+ years of large company payroll experience (1,000+ employees)

  • Strong experience with ADP PayForce, Vantage or other ADP platforms and reporting tools including ADPR

  • Mid-level Project Management skills a plus – Example: System Upgrade Management

  • High Level of Attention to Detail, research analysis and analytical skills, and effective communication/customer service skills

  • Must be able to multitask and troubleshoot while under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be well organized

  • Ability to communicate effectively to all employee levels.

  • Must be able to work overtime especially during pay weeks.

  • Experience with systems conversions helpful, testing procedures, and/or process improvements

  • Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state, and local levels.

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.




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