• Evonik Industries AG
  • $82,895.00 -141,030.00/year*
  • Parsippany , NJ
  • Human Resources
  • Full-Time
  • 125 Janelle Blvd

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Sr Payroll Specialist

Function: Human Resources

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Corporate Human Resources

What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

The Senior Payroll Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of payroll processing for all Evonik Corporation companies. Incumbent is responsible to promote and maintain the principles of and responsibilities related to Responsible Care within his/her assigned areas of responsibility


Support and process payroll for various multiple legal entities with various pay cycles in the United States

Partner with HR and Payroll colleagues to provide quality customer service

Administer payrolls in accordance with company policies, union contracts, and legal requirements

Ensure payroll data is input accurately, complete and timely

Support and ensure accurate and timely reporting of expatriate requirements

Reconcile payrolls both prior to and following processing. Coordinate payroll processing with HR colleagues in varied business units nationwide. Administer garnishments, run reports in ADPR and G/L application and distribute as necessary, ensure timely payment/funding of union dues and United Way

Prepare and reconcile data for 401k funding

Ensure accurate and timely reporting of payroll to the General Ledger. Partner with Finance colleagues to resolve any General Ledger issues

Ensure timely and accurate updating of payroll records for relocation gross-ups, gift cards/awards, stock, company auto personal usage and exec gross-ups for auto and life insurance

Completion of annual Expatriate W-2 reconciliations for tax service providers

Review and distribute ADP funding notices (for net payroll and payroll taxes) to the various businesses accounting departments

Continually look for ways to reduce expenses, and streamline processes

Support Payroll Manager in daily tasks/duties


Must have in-depth knowledge of and familiarity with ADP Payroll software (Enterprise Version 5, ADPR, ADPGL) , Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel (Vlookup, pivot tables a must.).

Education :

  • Requires a minimum of 2 years of college accounting or Finance and/or Payroll Certification (FPC, CPP)
  • Experience :

  • Requires a minimum of 3 years payroll experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience with expatriate payroll processing preferred.
  • Must have the ability to collect, analyze and interpret data.
  • Your Application

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    Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

    Associated topics: benefit analyst, benefit consultant, compensation, compensation analyst, compensation consultant, incentive compensation analyst, incentive compensation specialist, payroll consultant, payroll transformation, pension

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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