Payroll Specialist

January 18, 2018 - March 19, 2018
Location:Salt Lake City, UT
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:About MasterControl

MasterControl Inc. creates software solutions that enable life science and other regulated companies to deliver life-improving products to more people sooner. The MasterControl Business Excellence Platform (BxP) accelerates ROI and increases efficiencies by automating and securely managing critical business processes throughout the entire product lifecycle. More than 1,000 companies worldwide, ranging in size from five employees to tens of thousands, rely on MasterControl BxP cloud solutions to automate processes for new product development, clinical, regulatory, quality management, supplier management, manufacturing and post-market surveillance. MasterControl solutions are well-known for being scalable, easy to implement, easy to validate and easy to use. For more information, visit


The Payroll Specialist is responsible for payroll operations in a fast-paced technology environment. The role works closely with the Accounting and Human Resources departments to ensure best practices for payroll processing and confidential employee information. In addition to payroll processing, the role will work closely with benefits administrators and accountants to reconcile employee benefits costs with vendor invoicing. The role will interface directly with employees and managers to ensure all payroll elements are captured in a timely manner. An approachable and friendly deameanor is very important to support our Core Value of Exceptional Teams.


Processes semi-monthly payroll for US-based employees including bonuses, commissions, benefits deductions, salary increases and other compensation related changes.
Work closely with peers in accounting to reconcile payroll reporting with vendor invoices and general ledger accounts to enaure pay and benefits-related costs are recorded accurately.
Ensure MasterControl is compliant for all current wage and hour laws.
Work closely with ADP representatives to ensure payroll deadlines are met, employees are paid ontime and self-service portal is functioning properly.
Send professional and respectful communications to employees to remind them of payroll deadlines and to resolve any payroll-related matters.
Partner closely with Human Resouces to ensure the payroll experience for employees reflects MasterControl's awesome culture.
Other duties as assigned.


4+ years of payroll processing experience for 100+ employees in a multi-state environment
Experience with ADP preferred
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, WORD, Excel and PowerPoint
Prior experience with account reconciliations
Experience with HR-related legislation and employment law
Experience with payroll administration for healthcare and 401(k) deductions
Strong interpersonal and communications skills to interact with internal and external parties in a manner that generates excitement and builds confidence in established processes.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines
Professional demeanor and positive attitude
Commitment to building a strong company culture and a best-in-class working environment


Ability to operate a computer and work at a desk for an extended period of time.
Ability to travel and attend events where one may be standing for long periods of time.

Why Work Here?



MasterControl is a place where Exceptional Teams come together to do their best work. Hiring Exceptional Teams, including the best talent in our industry, is a core value of ours. MasterControl employees are surrounded by intelligent, motivated individuals every day. We like to call it #TheBestTeamOnThePlanet.

We value every employee and their contribution to what makes MasterControl successful. We give right back to the employee through a generous benefits package, great flexibility, and continuous opportunities for advancement.

Not only do we hire Exceptional Teams, but we work hard to keep them here by developing and challenging their skillsets, encouraging professional development and growth, and offering a culture that can't be found elsewhere. Which is why we say - #WhyWorkAnywhereElse?

To put it simply, working at MasterControl is fun, challenging, and rewarding. From our Fitness Clubs to our awards programs, from our company parties to our competitive benefits, you can't really go wrong. MasterControl could be your next (and last) career move!

We are growing quickly and always looking for talented individuals to add to #TheBestTeamOnThePlanet!

Here are some of the benefits MasterControl employees enjoy:

Generous PTO package of three weeks, increasing after just three years of employment
Competitive compensation with annual merit increase reviews
100% medical premium coverage (yes, you read that right!)
Dental/Vision Plans
401k Plan
Employer Paid Life Insurance Policy ($50K)
Great Flexibility
Wellness Programs (every employee gets a Fitbit!)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United states on a full-time basis.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
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