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Temporary Payroll Specialist #28016

Temporary Payroll Specialist

Salary: DOE

4+ years of payroll experience required

A Biotechnology organization is looking to hire a Temporary Payroll Specialist in their East Falmouth, MA location. The Payroll Specialist will liaison with the organization’s third-party payroll company and will collaborate effectively with their Time Reporting and Human Resources team.


  • Payroll Specialist will maintain accurate and complete employee and employer payroll records in the payroll and accounting systems
  • Collaborate with operations time reporting to ensure accuracy and implement best practices
  • Review the approved hours as submitted by operations, escalate anomalies for validation, and process adjustments if/as needed
  • Perform benefits administration to include vendor change reporting, reviewing invoices for payment
  • Process and post bi-weekly payroll, 401(k) deferrals, workers compensation, and other payroll related outlays
  • Manage year-end employee W-2, Consultant Form 1099, and employer ACA reporting
  • Prepare and disseminate monthly staff time analysis reports
  • Scan, file, and maintain accounting records
  • Process monthly accrual journal entries related to payroll and benefits
  • For assigned G/L accounts, reconcile monthly and prepare auditor requested reconciliations and provide supporting documents for year-end financial audit
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives and provide general support as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years of payroll experience
  • Proficient in financial accounting, with strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting practices and procedures
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail and a dedication to providing high quality work products
  • Preferred experience; Paychex, ADP or similar, QuickBooks Online, time and attendance clocks


Categories: Region| Cape Cod and The Islands - Massachusetts, Temp or Contract| Accounting and Finance Jobs

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