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Payroll Specialist

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Celgene Corporation Summit , NJ 07901

Posted 2 months ago

Payroll Specialist

Req #: 1803660

Location: Summit, NJUS

Job Category: Finance

Work Location: 86 Morris Avenue CELSUM 07901

Organization: 1525 Juno Therapeutics, Inc.

Schedule: 40


Employee Status: Full time

Job Type: Regular

Job Level:


Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit East


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

The Payroll Specialist will provide administrative and analytical support to the Payroll function for Celgene Mexico, Brazil and backup for the Canada payrolls. This position will support the team during payroll processing and be responsible for and requires strong analytical skills, with strong attention to detail, fast and accurate data entry skills, and the ability to assist with keeping the entire function in focus.


  • Acts as liaison with vendor on all payroll issues.

  • Communicate with HR-Ops and HR-Bp in Mexico and Brazil

  • Audits all payroll transactions data linked to Payroll System prior to Payroll completion and any additional special entries required

  • Provides support for year-end functions as well as aid remaining team members as needed during high volume situations such W2 season.

  • Processes pay for all leaves types

  • Responsible for tax related items for the countries

  • Preview Pay Registers totals from the vendor and detail for accuracy, makes final changes prior to finalizing last transmissions.

  • Signoff on Payroll for Mexico and Brazil

  • Process Canada payroll as a backup


  • Ensures compliance with employee record keeping requirements.

  • Ensures payroll compliance with Company Policies, and regulations.

  • Investigate and resolve all complex payroll issues or discrepancies.

  • Assists with special projects as needed.

  • Prepares various Special Calculations such as terminations, new hires, salary changes, etc.

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining written instructions for payroll processes.


  • Knowledge of Workday payroll preferred.

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of Mexico and Brazil country regulation

  • Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality.

  • Excel skills required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication clear and concise; uses good grammar.

  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook required.

  • Flexible scheduling to meet processing demands.

  • General understanding of required compliance with legal, regulatory and financial requirements governing functional tasks and activities.

  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work in a team environment.

  • Intermediate Word and PowerPoint skills required.

  • Organizational, time management and communication skills - ability to manage multiple functions simultaneously.

  • Positive attitude and strong customer focus; Ability to communicate to all employee levels.

  • Quick thinker; Uses sound judgment.

  • Results oriented, strong sense of urgency, proactive.

  • Self starter and independent problem solver. Able to anticipate next steps.

  • Works under only general direction; working independently with minimal guidance.

  • Very detailed oriented.


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.

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Payroll Specialist

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