Payroll Specialist at LOTTE Biologics

Human Resources
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Location : Location
US-NY-East Syracuse
Location : Postal Code


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We are LOTTE Biologics! A new company, built on 80 years of tradition!


We embody our core values of being Inspired by Science, Embracing Diversity, Fostering Talent, and Connecting Lives. Our mission is to be the most trusted partner in the industry, with high standards of quality and continuous innovation, to reliably deliver benefits for patients worldwide.


We deliver therapies that make a Healthier World!


To help us meet our mission LOTTE Biologics is in need of a Payroll Specialist who will be responsible for for collecting and reviewing employee information and working hours, calculating wages, preparing and processing employee payments, and maintaining accurate payroll records. This position is also responsible for investigating and resolving payroll issues and ensuring strict compliance with company and regulatory standards. The payroll specialist reports to the Compensation and Payroll Manager at the Syracuse Site.


  • Ensure and maintain confidentiality of all employee and payroll data.
  • Work closely with HR Administrator and IT department to ensure payroll and timekeeping systems are functioning optimally.
  • Review error logs and transactions to ensure system is running as required.
  • Process timely and accurate payroll for all employees in accordance with the Fair Labor Standard Act, IRS Regulations and Company policies.
  • Process requests for off cycle payroll checks, stop payments and reissue of lost paychecks.
  • Process all wage garnishments.
  • Ensure internal controls are documented and followed; provide insight as needed to support internal control audits.
  • Support and cooperate in the implementation of process improvements and optimization possibilities around payroll accounting.
  • Support the benefits team with leave of absence adjustments related to deductions and time off accruals.
  • Prepare and execute payroll reports to support the HR and Accounting teams with reconciliation of benefit invoices.
  • Assist the Tax team with reviewing periodic, monthly, quarterly, and yearly tax payments by verifying tax reports provided by the Tax vendor as needed. Verify accurate information for processing annual W2 Statements.
  • Partner with HR Business Partner, Benefits Manager, and Finance team on other duties as assigned.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $25.48/Hr.

Max Compensation

USD $42.31/Hr.




Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma required.  Associates degree or certification in human resources, accounting, finance, or related field preferred.
  • Two or more years of direct payroll processing experience.
  • Experience with reputable payroll / HRIS administration systems, such as UKG/UltiPro, ADP or Workday; strong knowledge of optimizing systems and automating processes.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  •  Solid understanding of payroll processes which includes maintenance and evaluation of master data, payment run and follow up activities.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently towards goals.
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to use Microsoft products, including Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and a service-oriented personality.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, continuous improvement focused work environment.
  • Self-directed and able to investigate and propose solutions to situations.
  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


We believe that women, people of color, veterans and LGBTQ communities must participate in the work we do, so we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of underrepresented communities.  If this is the work that you want to do in a culture of inclusion and excellence with the goal of making our world to be a healthier place, then please apply today! 


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Company Profile

LOTTE BIOLOGICS was established in 2022, and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. LOTTE BIOLOGICS entered the biologics CDMO business after acquiring Bristol Myers Squibb’s Syracuse biologics drug substance manufacturing site, as of January 1, 2023!


The newly established organization aims to become a Global Top 10 CDMO company in the biopharmaceutical industry.  With initial operations in 1948 in Japan, LOTTE has grown to become the fifth-largest conglomerate corporation in South Korea. LOTTE has various business units, including petro/fine chemicals, food, retail, hotels, electronics, construction, and IT. LOTTE has 30+ global locations across the US, Europe, and Asia.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.


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