Payroll Manager
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Payroll Manager

King of Prussia, PA

The Center for Breakthrough Medicines is on track to be the largest single-site cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization in the world. Our comprehensive service offering accelerates speed to market through supply chain disruption mitigation strategies, end-to-end program management expertise and unique platform technology with the ability to follow a molecule from idea to commercialization. CBM’s integrated approach provides high quality and consistent end-to-end manufacturing capability including: Process and Analytical Development; Plasmid DNA production; Viral Vector Production of Lentivirus; AAV and Adenovirus; Testing and Analytics; Autologous, Allogeneic and Gene-edited Cell Therapy Bioprocessing; and Cell banking. CBM’s horizontal and vertical integration provides one source throughout a product’s life cycle.

CBM’s mission is to accelerate the delivery and affordability of lifesaving and life-changing therapies from discovery to market by offering a complete solution for the development and commercialization of cell and gene therapies.


The Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the organization’s payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.


·        Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.

·        Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.

·        Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.

·        Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.

·        Leads year end processing of W-2s and related tax adjustments and filings.

·        Administers 401(k) plan, including processing of contributions and coordination of 5500 filing.

·        Reviews and processes employee expense reports.

·        Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.

·        Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.

·        Assists business units with enforcement of hours tracking guidelines.

·        Calculates labor allocations for accounting based on hours tracking.

·        Calculates labor, bonus, and other payroll-related accruals on a monthly basis.

·        Performs other duties as assigned.


·        Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.

·        Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

·        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

·        Strong leadership skills.

·        Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

·        Proficient with payroll software.

·        Ability to support and adapt to new or changing systems and integrations.

Education & Experience

·        Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.

·        Three to five years of related experience required.

Physical Demands

·        Prolonged periods of working at a desk and computer.

·        Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

Compensation: TBD

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