Payroll Manager in Chicago, Illinois at Danaher

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: COR001033

About Us

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.




Description

We are looking for great talent, for future opportunities.   This is an evergreen / pipeline position, to help us proactively identify potential candidates for future openings.


Responsibilities Include:

• Proven experience as payroll manager or similar role. 

• Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws. 

• Process payroll using ADP Payforce

• Implement Workday solution to facilitate payroll processing

• Excellent understanding of multistate payroll and taxes for salary and hourly employees. 

• Process Canada payroll

• Ensure effectiveness of payroll internal controls in compliance with SOX requirements

• Drive improvement of payroll procedures and processes

• Drive compliance with various legal requirements including wage garnishments etc

• Administer Terminations per state regulations

• Calculate bonus payments, PTO, missed hours, including severance payouts

• Manage for 401K audit–Compile documentation and requested reports

• Process RSUs and Stock Options

• Implementation (Multi-state reporting) if any

• Reconcile payroll reports for the general ledger entries

• Manage benefit information and ensure payroll system is updated

• Yearend processing and issuance of W2’s

• Closed and balanced the A/P and Payroll accounting systems.

• Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy

• Experienced in managing the payroll function

• Solid understanding of accounting payroll


Job Requirements



Qualifications

• 7+ years of Payroll experience; managing payroll for minimum 500+ employees
• College Degree 
• Knowledge of ADP Payforce and Workday system preferred
• Knowledge of Oracle AP Module preferred but not required
• Strong work ethics
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
• Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
• Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, and financial chart of accounts
• Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
• Organizational and leadership skills
• Outstanding communication skills (written and oral) 
• Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
• An analytical mind and good math skills 

Danaher is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.