Boehringer Ingelheim U.S. Payroll Specialist (must have Payroll Tax experience), Ridgefield, CT in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

Please note, Payroll Tax experience is a must.


As part of the Payroll team, this position will serve as a resource for processing the bi-weekly and semi-monthly Payroll in compliance with corporate and local external regulatory guidelines and providing support and back up to the Senior Tax Specialist. This includes monitoring and updating master data in SAP, additional payments and deductions,interpreting and processing garnishments, performing audits and analytics, issuing off-cycle checks and wires and responding to inquiries. Works closely with the Senior Tax Specialist to maintain tax compliance of the payroll tax processes and activities between the company and federal, state and local taxing authorities.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the day to day activities to provide support and back up to the Senior Tax Specialist. This includes partnering with 3rd party vendors for compliance with our tax filing, unemployment and all activities associated with year-end to include the W-2 process. Researches and implements new tax jurisdictions and resolves tax notices with our 3rd party vendor.

  • Banking activities: including communication with bank re: receipt of direct deposit file, positive pay, upload for checks and daily banking activities for rejects, incorrect account numbers and stop payments.

  • Calculate off cycle pay, request wires, enter wire amount into SAP, and for terminated employees mail pay stub.

  • Work directly with HR Leave Administration related to payroll issues as a result of STD, FMLA, or other area.

  • Recommends and implements initiatives relating to the streamlining of processes and system upgrades.

  • Managing the Service Payroll mail box. Includes responding to employee inquires and business/cross functional partner inquiries.

  • Year end uploads and reconciliations for Personal use of company auto, Reach Awards, President's Club, Non Cash Awards, Non Qualified Deferred Compensation Plan and Mandatory Puerto Rico Christmas Bonus.

  • Ensures the accurate timely and efficient processing of all aspects of bi-weekly and semi-monthly and bonus payrolls according to scheduled checklist, including creating direct deposit file, 401K outbound file, checks and general ledger postings in compliance with the corporate and regulatory standards and guidelines.

  • Auditing of 401K limits and overall Payroll prior to issuance. Loading time files, 401K election and loan change files.

  • Monitor compliance with all Federal, State and local payroll tax laws for BI USA and it's subsidiaries.

  • Receive review and research all new or addendums to existing, State and local tax jurisdictions.

  • Provides timely Customer Service to internal clients with respect to queries, analyses and reports on payroll information.


  • High School Diploma/Certificate from Business School required; Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution preferred. A minimum of three (3) years Payroll Tax experience required with payroll processing experience preferred. Large company experience a plus.

  • Requires excellent knowledge of payroll practices and tax requirements.

  • Must be familiar with all regulatory requirements both externally and internally within BI.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of payroll and payroll tax procedures, and laws in a multi-state environment.

  • Excellent understanding of payroll tax filing requirements for Federal, State and Local entities. Professional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to be team player and customer service driven.

  • Strong organizational, analytical and decision making skills.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

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Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: U.S. Payroll Specialist (must have Payroll Tax experience), Ridgefield, CT

Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 1812048