Philips Senior Payroll Specialist in Andover, Massachusetts

Monitors claim status updates for employees on short-term disability/FMLA and analyzes the impact of these changes on employee's pay.

Works closely with Benefits and the third party disability administrator to resolve issues related to employee's disability pay.

Processes terminations for employees transitioning from short-term to long-term disability.

Ensure adherence to the short-term disability and FMLA policies and explain policy details to employees.

Monitor Deloitte payroll uploads for the expatriate payroll.

Process expatriate allowance adjustments and reimbursements.

Process expatriate salary changes in the HRIS.

Audit pre- and post-payroll expatriate results and resolve all inconsistencies.

Set up FICA exemptions.

Track and monitor all tax refund requests.

When applicable, process off-cycle checks as requested by representatives of the business units.

Analyze the stock option file provided by Finance for accuracy and completeness. Validate employee FICA, state and local withholding taxes and collaborate with Finance on all adjustments where necessary.

Execute the upload of the stock option data file to payroll.

Complies with all Internal Control Standard (ICS) requirements in terms of supporting documentation and accuracy.

Function as Subject Matter Expert with regard to all aspects of the disability and expatriate policies.

Provide Call Management System (CMS) support to handle employee inquiries regarding disability and expatriate payments.

Support HR, Benefits, Compensation, Onboarding, Payroll Tax and International Mobility colleagues with all phone, mail and email requests.

Assist with additional Administration and Payroll related functions and perform other duties as assigned.

Represent Administration and Payroll on a variety of cross disciplinary teams.

Assist analysts in performing root-cause analysis, identifying systemic issues, implementing resolutions.

Seek opportunities to eliminate non-value added activities and improve efficiencies within system and departmental processes.

Liaise with vendor and Philips IT to resolve interface issues.