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Payroll Specialist

Company: Coherus Biosciences
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Payroll Specialist

Reports To: Associate Director, Stock & Payroll

Location: Redwood City, California

Classification: Exempt


The Payroll Specialist is responsible for providing support to the Company's accounting operation, including but not limited to payroll, expense reports, general ledger, and month end close activities, as well as various projects. The position requires attention to detail, analytical skills and excellent customer service due to the sensitivity and confidentiality of payroll information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Prepare and process full cycle multi-state payroll via ADP Work Force Now, for exempt and non-exempt employees, while ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations and company policy.
* Partner with Human Resources on all matters involving employee compensation, benefits and disability payments.
* Ensure all payroll journal entries are reconciled and recorded in the financial system in a timely manner.
* Prepare monthly compensation accruals, including but not limited to PTO, bonus and commission.
* Set up new state account for income and unemployment tax withholding as needed, and ensure compliance with employment, state and local tax jurisdictions.
* Assist with year-end W2 reconciliation and any quarterly tax amendments
* Assist with the 401K and Workers' Compensation audit.
* Review employee expense reports in Concur for approval and reimbursement, ensuring compliance with the corporate travel policy.
* Prepare and post employee expenses journal entries and accruals
* Maintain Concur system with employee updates and guidelines to comply with Sunshine Act and Aggregate Spend Reporting.
* Perform special projects and various tasks as needed. The candidate's role will evolve with added responsibilities, including stock administration.
* Manage communications and address issues with internal and external stakeholders.

Experience, Education, Training, Traits:

* Bachelors' degree in Accounting is required
* Solid understanding of GAAP and working knowledge of SOX
* Strong Experience with ADP Work Force Now and Concur.
* Advanced Excel skills (Pivot, Vlookup.)
* Ability to manage and prioritize various responsibilities within short deadlines
* Strong analytical skills and great attention to detail
* Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced office while constantly maintaining a friendly and positive attitude
* Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as in a team-based environment
* Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
* Work collaboratively in a team environment
* Interact with auditors and collaborate on any audit requests.
* Be proactive and take initiative to improve existing processes

Beginning July 19, 2021, Coherus BioSciences requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date. This requirement is a condition of employment at Coherus BioSciences, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Coherus BioSciences facility or is fully remote. If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

Keywords: Coherus Biosciences, Redwood City , Payroll Specialist, Other , Redwood City, California

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