PPD Sr Payroll Coordinator in Wilmington, North Carolina

Summarized Purpose:

Processes payroll activities, verifies wage and overtime calculations, reviews deductions, processes pay requests and corrections and answers employee questions regarding payroll taxes, deductions and policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Processes payroll, as scheduled, while ensuring employees are paid correctly, proper deductions are taken and calculated, etc. 

  • Assists with the testing of new features to payroll system and related interfaces.

  • Directs the tasks of other payroll staff associated with the payroll processing cycle.

  • Prepares, balances, and transmits tax returns and payments.

  • Coordinates all employee communications from Payroll.

  • Researches and replies to any tax notices with assistance from management as needed.

  • Assists management with year-end taxes and reporting (includes year end adjustments and annual reports).

  • Fulfills data required by internal and external auditors and field questions as necessary.

Education and Experience:

  • High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

  • Technical positions may require a certificate

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 4 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Multi-state tax experience

  • Excellent computer and calculation skills (MS Excel, etc.)

  • Knowledge and familiarity with complex payroll processes, procedures and issues

  • Knowledge of payroll taxes regulations

  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of employee

  • Ability to effectively interact with other departments

  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately manage confidential information

  • Familiarity with Oracle and experience with payroll processing for 4,000 employees preferred

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.


*Job: Finance

*Organization: Corporate-United States (CORUS)

*Title: Sr Payroll Coordinator

*Location: North Carolina-Wilmington

*Requisition ID: 144915