• Payroll Specialist

    Job Location US-MA
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/21/2018 12:28 PM)
  • Overview



    Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. Our products represent the most advanced, diversified and field-proven family of AUVs and AUV support systems in the world.


    Hydroid employees are passionate about their work and strive to produce top-quality products and service. All products are designed and manufactured at the Hydroid facilities in Pocasset, MA.  “Due to our continued growth, our accounting team has several career opportunities.”


    The successful candidate performs all activities necessary to process one or more payrolls, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management.  Primary responsibility is payroll, and is solely responsible for all payroll and related activities.  The successful candidate will:

    • Process payroll via Paychex in accordance with state and federal laws and in accordance with company pay regulations bi-weekly for 125+ employees.
    • Verify new hire paperwork complies with requirements and is entered into required systems (ie. Costpoint, Unanet & Paychex).
    • Prepare, post and reconcile time cards for regular payroll and transmit direct deposit files by deadlines.
    • Practice timely and accurate preparation of all payroll operations working closely with Human Resources department to ensure that payroll actions are in conformance with employment benefits practices and accounting procedures.
    • Ensure proper employee contribution deductions are in place for medical, dental insurance, 401(k), loans, and expense reimbursements.
    • Interface routinely with Human Resources on employee benefits issues (deductions, workers compensation, vacation, 401(k) plan, COBRA, etc.) to ensure timely and accurate processing.
    • Responsibly verify time card completion, insure all approval signatures are in place and provide resolution for any discrepancies.
    • Respond to external agencies for pay data info.
    • Manage all payroll general ledger accounts, to include account reconciliations and monthly accruals.
    • Manage federal and state payroll tax reporting, including quarterly and year-end returns.
    • Prepare, review and transmit federal, state and related filings by due dates.
    • Update employee changes in salary, status and billing information, etc.
    • Prepare payroll-related broadcast communications for distribution to all employees.
    • Compiles and files required reports for year-end close, year-end reporting and processing of W-2s.
    • Answer employee payroll, benefits and other related inquiries as needed




    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university and 2-4 years payroll experience.   Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment and a cost accounting background is a plus. 


    A condition of this position will require the successful Applicant to pass a government security investigation and must subsequently receive authorization to access US Department of Defense Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and potentially classified information.


    We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including 75% company paid medical and dental insurance. The company also offers paid Life, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401K with company match, and more.


    Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 1 Henry Drive, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.



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