Payroll Manager US-REMOTE

Location: United States


Requisition Number: 7611

Position Title: Payroll Manager

External Description:

Who we are 

Worldwide Clinical Trials (Worldwide), a leading global contract research organization (CRO), works in partnership with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to create customized solutions that advance new medications – from discovery to reality. Anchored in our company’s scientific heritage, our dedicated therapeutic focus on cardiovascular, metabolic, neuroscience, oncology, and rare diseases, is applied to develop flexible plans and solve problems quickly for our customers.

Our talented team of 3,000+ professionals spans 60+ countries. We are united in cause with our customers to improve the lives of patients through new and innovative therapies.   

Why Worldwide

We believe everyone plays an important role in making a world of difference for patients and their caregivers. From our hands-on, accessible leaders, to our cohesive and supportive teams, we are committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed. We prioritize cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment that continues to promote collaboration and creativity. We are proud to be a workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day. Join us!

What the Payroll Manager does  

Under minimal supervision, performs payroll and accounting duties for the assigned region(s) accurately and effectively. Requires independent judgement and understanding of corporate policies. Can perform both routine and complex tasks accurately and efficiently.

What you will do 

  • Maintains payroll information by directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data in accordance with regional payroll schedules. 
  • Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes (e.g., exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers). 
  • Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies. 
  • Utilizes company’s accounting system to process payroll transactions. 
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of costs and variances; assists with additional audits and reporting as needed. 
  • Pays employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts. 
  • Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of taxes.  
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests. 
  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures. 

What you will bring to the role 

  • Strong people management skills 
  • Ability to maintain data in a timely and efficient manner. 
  • Reporting skills 
  • Detailed understanding of compensation and wage structure, benefits administration, worker compensation and employment law for assigned region. 
  • Ability to interact effectively with superiors, peers, other employees, and service providers. 
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and accurately with minimal supervision. 

Your experience 

  • University degree preferred and 5+ years of related experience. 
  • Excel experience is essential. 
  • APA Certified Payroll Professional preferred.

Why Worldwide

We love knowing that someone is going to have a better life because of the work we do. 

To view our other roles, check out our careers page at more information on Worldwide, visit or connect with us on LinkedIn.









Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Payroll Manager US-REMOTE

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.


CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, military status, or other class protected by applicable law. Worldwide is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.

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