Payroll Specialist

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Primary Purpose of Position

Reporting to the Associate Director, the Payroll Specialist processes payroll and performs accounting-related tasks.


Principal Responsibilities

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Analyze, prepare, and input payroll data.
  • Calculate commissions due, working with sales management to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, PTO accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for management.
  • Perform various journal entries and account reconciliations as well as provide general ledger support.
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Stay current on payroll systems to achieve alignment with HR benefits and other related systems and to ensure effective accounting support.
  • Facilitate management and employee understanding of payroll procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting.
  • 5+ years of experience with processing payroll in a multi-state environment and a company with 300+ employees.
  • Proficiency in ADP Workforce Now and Microsoft Office.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines.

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Applicants are considered on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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