Allergan Payroll Analyst in Rockaway, New Jersey

Payroll Analyst

Rockaway, New Jersey, United States at

Aug 16, 2016Post Date

150225Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

Under general guidance from the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Analyst assists in all aspects of payroll processing with the ability to provide quality service to our employee clientele. The Payroll Analyst supports all payroll related activities and serves as a backup in the absence of staff support.

Main Areas of Responsibility:

  • Ensure accurate and timely data transfers from Client and Client vendors to ADP Comprehensive Outsourcing Services (COS) according to the production schedule.

  • Review and analyze vendor-provided documents and reports.

  • Research issues and provide recommendations for resolution/correction related to payroll processing activities and outputs (checks, reports, files).

  • Assist team members in day-to-day data collection, preparation and export of pay data files to ADP in accordance with the timelines outlined in the production scheduled.

  • Review, file, maintain and audit vendor payroll reports.

  • If applicable, review and sign off on employee time submissions for transmission to ADP, as directed by the Supervisor/Manager.

  • Work with ADP COS Payroll Team as needed to research and respond to escalated employee inquiries.

  • Assist with payroll related internal Client communications.

  • Work with internal departments in troubleshooting payroll related inquiries.

  • Manage multiple projects relating to interface, time input and/or payroll integrations.

  • Assists in balancing and reconciliation of each payroll on a biweekly, quarterly and annual basis.

  • Creates ad hoc reports for Accounting, Tax, Payroll and other departments as requested using ADP Reporting.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • At least 2 years of multi-state payroll experience.

  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) practices and methods.

  • Payroll accounting theory, principles, practices and applications (W2s, W2c, Tax Filings…etc).

  • Principles of mathematical and statistical computations.

  • Federal, state and local taxes and benefits principles, practices and procedures.

  • Business English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

  • Proficient in MicroSoft Office Suite; intermediate advanced Excel knowledge (i.e. pivot tables, v-lookups, etc).

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.

  • ADP Enterprise Version 5, ADPR, Kronos 8.0 or greater, Workday.

  • Pharmaceutical experience a plus


  • Associate’s degree in related field from an accredited college or FPC/CPP certification