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Manager, Payroll & HRIS

Syner-G BioPharma Group
Framingham, MA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Under the general supervision of the Senior Director, Human Resources, the Payroll & HRIS Manager will have overall responsibility for North American payroll, legislative requirements and processing, technology implementation and enhancements of the ADP Workforce Now Payroll and HRIS system, and data analysis to drive strategy and decision making.

The Payroll & HRIS Manager will manage and evaluate the payroll technology and processes in support of HR activities across Syner-G. Responsible for leading system updates, identify and implement process improvements and help us to maximize our technology investment by implementing solutions to assist in simplifying HR related transactions and operations. This role will provide guidance for payroll activities and partner closely with the Finance team as well as support all work necessary to accomplish the Company’s payroll processing operations.

Job Functions:

(This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)

  • Establish and monitor all aspects of Syner-G’s North American payroll operations, HRIS system maintenance and utilization and leveraging data for business operations. The Payroll & HRIS Manager will need to collaborate with all functional leaders to achieve both local and companywide objectives.
  • This is an individual contributor role, that will work as a part of the Human Resources team. The Payroll & HRIS Manager will oversee, as well as assist with, different operations functional areas and is expected to understand each role to include all responsibilities including:


  • Lead and oversee the payroll administration process, data maintenance and systems integration; supervise payroll processing during its entire lifecycle.
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, State and local government legislation related to HR/Payroll data and data protection.
  • Write system specifications and prepare data interfaces; design, automate, maintain, and communicate data audits.
  • Working with site HR teams, analyze and improve processes and policies to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll as well as compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Provide oversight and guidance for payroll quality controls, and the training of staff on policies and procedures, ensuring internal control over payroll processes and support of audit requests
  • Establish and maintain a collaborative partnership with internal and external customers; proactively meet with internal customers to help maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain awareness of contractual agreements, government regulations affecting HRIS and payroll procedures.
  • Responsible for compiling statistics, working with auditors and HR staff as required, and preparing required government reports/filings including yearend tax, W2’s, 1094/1095, etc.

Human Resources Information Systems

  • Analyze, plan, and organize all aspects of ADP Workforce Now technical environments.
  • Write system specifications and prepare data interfaces; design, automate, maintain, and communicate data audits.
  • Oversee data quality/integrity of the system, system feeds, configurations, updates, and employee record accuracy.
  • Ensure HRIS and payroll services are well documented with robust operating plans
  • Conduct system audits of various payroll, benefits and other HR programs and recommend corrective actions as needed.
  • Partner with vendors and internal teams to support ongoing HR processes, and administration.
  • Participate in vendor evaluation, negotiation, and selection process; maintain awareness of HRIS vendor plans and the potential impact of those plans on current and future HRIS functionality.
  • Responsible for compiling statistics/data, working with auditors and HR staff as required, and preparing required government reports/filings including EE0-1 and WC audits.

Data Analytics

  • Develop reporting dashboards for tracking purposes
  • Analyze data, trends, platform utilization to guide decision making process for HR practices and programs
  • Other related duties and projects as required and assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


  • BS/BA

Technical Experience:

  • Minimum five to seven years of Payroll and HRIS experience, ADP WFN required.
  • 5+ years of n-depth knowledge and experience in managing multi-state payrolls and compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience in system architecture, carrier interfaces and data base management required.
  • CPP or PHR/SPHR certification a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Outstanding customer service skills, professional demeanor, discretion, and flexibility. Strong collaborator and communicator who is able to engage with all levels of the organization and experience working across multiple constituent groups.
  • Outstanding attention to detail, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to build HR system programs that will enhance the organizational culture while balancing financial budgets and business objectives.
  • Well versed in current system trends with the ability to translate data into insights and strategies.
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team environment.
  • Strong time management skills; ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently, and to meet deadlines.
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of the MS Office Suite of software (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Flexible and available to work additional hours as required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Work Location:

The Payroll & HRIS Manager position is eligible for remote work based on company requirements, with no minimum in office-requirement; however, occasional travel will be required to the Framingham, MA office at least once a quarter and during an onboarding period.

Essential Functions:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of the requirements that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer keyboard and mouse; reach with hands and arms; talk and listen. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit, as well as to lift and carry objects such as books and files weighing up to 25 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to stand, stoop or kneel. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, including moderate noise level, an indoor temperate environment, and light levels that are bright and conducive to minimal eye strain, typical for an office environment.

Company Overview:

Syner-G Bio Pharma Group is an organization with roots to the Greater Boston area started by industry leaders in 2007 who saw a niche in the pharmaceutical consulting space and leveraged their subject matter expertise and industry knowledge to grow an organization through hard work, trusted relationships, a collaborative approach, and delivering best in class client services, growing the company and geographical footprint across the globe to be an industry leader in integrated biopharma consulting services across the CMC, Regulatory Affairs and Medical Writing verticals supporting small molecule, biologics and medical device development and delivery. Key principles of collaboration, a one team mindset, and benevolence were not only the cornerstone of initial success, but also the culture that has been created since our founding, placing our people at the center of our company.

We offer an outstanding total rewards package, including a competitive base salary and annual incentive plan, robust benefit offerings, and ongoing recognition and career development opportunities. Employees also enjoy our generous unlimited paid time off program, 13 paid holidays, flexible working hours, and fully remote work options for most positions and the ability to work “almost anywhere”.


Syner-G BioPharma Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Syner-G BioPharma is an E-Verify employer.

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Syner-G BioPharma Group

Framingham, MA


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