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Payroll Specialist

Posting Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Fargo, ND, US

Business Area:  Pharma
Company:  Körber Pharma

Payroll Specialist

Körber is the home for passionate people who innovate, collaborate, and love what they do. An entrepreneurial spirit is our joint DNA. We develop future technologies and support talents to deploy their skills and reach their full potential. We combine our strong heritage with our understanding of local specifics and a global mindset to bring people together and create valuable solutions for our customers. We aim for being the first to do the right thing at the right time.

Join the home for entrepreneurs!


Your role in our team

  • You will review time records from the internal timekeeping system including time off/vacation related requests for completeness and accuracy and upload them to the payroll system or 3rd party payroll provider
  • You will be responsible for preparing standard inputs for payroll processing (e.g. W-4 changes, retro pay, direct deposit changes, voluntary and involuntary deductions setups and changes)
  • You will maintain internal systems that affect payroll e.g., bonus, employee referrals, benefits, severance, etc. and ensure timely and accurate processing
  • You will process payroll related transactions such as child support payments online and deduction imports to benefits sites
  • You will prepare accounting transactions and reports as needed for the finance department
  • You will serve as an expert for local human resources IT payroll and time management systems
  • You will complete wage information for employment verifications for government or banking agencies
  • You will function as an expert for payroll questions and social security topics
  • You will receive questions via Employee Services HR Advisor and provide required answers/information
  • You will research and correct discrepancies in deductions, returns, etc.
  • You will perform archiving, contract, and document management
  • You will manage relationships with external service providers as required
  • You will produce work according to defined standards and policies
  • You will actively drive continuous process and solution improvements
  • You will work on HR file management
  • You will assist with HR audits
  • You will complete HR projects and improvement activities as needed


Your profile

  • You show a strong eagerness to learn and a positive attitude every day
  • You take responsibility across divisions for assigned tasks and topics
  • You have a High School Diploma or GED required
  • You have an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field preferred
  • You have 3-5 years of experience in payroll
  • You have an understanding of various payroll taxes across states
  • You have effective communication skills
  • You are proficient in the Microsoft Office suite
  • You have general HRIS experience
  • You have strong attention to detail
  • You can speak English fluently


Your working environment at Körber

Join Körber Pharma and you will work in an innovative, friendly, and digital environment providing the opportunity to advance your career. Irrespective of whether it is engineering, production, or supporting exciting projects – you have the chance to contribute your expertise and make a difference. As part of the team, you contribute to the solution throughout the entire pharma value chain.


Your benefits

  • You will work in a modern work environment with open culture towards improvements and new ideas
  • You are part of a global company with a wide customer basis and a growing business
  • You profit from international cooperation within the group-expert network to implement corporate-wide concepts
  • You will work in a team who is focusing on customer requirements
  • You will get an attractive compensation package including health, dental, vision insurance, and a retirement plan


Can you find yourself in this profile?

Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


Equal employer opportunity

Körber Pharma is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Our nation’s military veterans represent the top talent this country has to offer. They bring meaningful skills to the workplace and are assets to our company. We encourage U.S. Military Veterans to apply.

Recruitment Team

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

Körber Pharma is a Business Area of Körber, an international technology group with around 10,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. At Business Area Pharma we offer a unique portfolio of integrated solutions that deliver the difference along the pharma value chain. Spanning our in-depth expertise in consulting, inspection, handling, packaging machines and materials, track & trace and software, Körber has always the right solutions to unlock the potential of our customer’s productivity. With proven understanding of pharma process and regulation challenges, Körber is the partner to make the most out of pharma and biotech production for customers.

Nearest Major Market: Fargo

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