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Payroll Specialist

Req ID:  5287



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

As part of the Payroll Team this position is responsible for processing the organization's payroll for 3500+ employees including exempt non- exempt employees on a bi-weekly basis in a multi- company multi-state environment while maintaining accurate payroll and attendance records.

Job Duties

* Process employee compensation, benefits and deductions.  


* Review and validate all employee changes in Success Factors and ADP.  


* Must be able to balance payroll totals to ADP and retain all related documentation.


* Process bi-weekly payroll for Tokyo Inpats. Setup, process and maintain changes to employee's earnings taxes, garnishments and voluntary deductions.


* Review and enter/import payroll data along with data from the current HR and attendance systems for processing in ADP Vantage or the current payroll application.


* Process attendance for all staff utilizing the current attendance systems. Provide instruction and support for all attendance contacts and managers.


* Update and maintain current T & A systems with policy and state laws.


* Run imports and exports to record and maintain accurate records for employee's absence.


* Maintain knowledge of tax rules and laws that govern the payroll administration practices and ensure that payroll-related transactions are processed in compliance with external and internal policies as well as applicable Federal State and Local regulations.


* Process all quarterly and year end relocation wage and benefit adjustments prior to the processing and distribution of the W-2.


* Research, validate and correct employee data in payroll system, delivering a high level of quality customer service. Work with department members, management and or employees to identify issues and achieve timely resolutions.


* Provide information for employment and salary verification. Prepare review and take appropriate action on audit reports to verify data integrity.


* Run and provide post payroll reports to facilitate reconciliation for proper financial reporting and auditing. Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed. Run and distribute monthly reports as required.


* Identify, recommend and implement the development of new procedures in order to streamline and enhance payroll operations. Perform other related duties and projects that the manager deems necessary.


* Process special or exception items including reversals, voids and deletions. Issue manual checks for off cycle payroll adjustments required for RIFs and Terminations per state rules. 

Job Requirements



* Associate's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management required or equivalent experience.


* Minimum of 3-5 years payroll experience required in a corporate multi-company, multi-state environment utilizing multiple systems including Success Factors and ADP Payroll applications.


* Thorough knowledge of payroll processing across multi-states payroll process and procedure and payroll laws regulations and standards.


* Excellent analytical and mathematical skills required.


* Working knowledge of ADP Vantage and ADP Time & Attendance systems.


* Ability to work overtime and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.




* CPP or PHR certification a plus.


* Proficiency in MS office programs with emphasis on Excel worksheets and report writing systems.


* Technically literate and able to learn and use systems and or software quickly.


* Customer service ability coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills to provide excellent customer service to all staff.


* Adaptability to change processes or methods depending on client needs.


* Maintain a high level of confidentiality.


* Must be able to work both independently and with a team.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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