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Senior Payroll Specialist 


The Senior Payroll Specialist is responsible for running multiple bi-weekly payrolls, ensuring compliance with tax and wage and hour regulations, managing the integrity of the Ascentis/Ceridian payroll system and reporting on payroll related information.

  • Collects, calculates and enters data necessary for payroll processing, including but not limited to status changes (from HR department and HRIS system); team member hours worked, paid and unpaid benefit time off (via Time and Labor system and in coordination with managers); deductions and garnishments, bonuses and other additional compensation.
  • Reviews and approves changes to the payroll system from HR and employee self-service.
  • Enters direct deposit and tax information into payroll system when working from paper forms.
  • Reviews, trouble shoots and performs set up for NOVAtime time tracking system.
  • Processes and reviews bi-weekly payroll for multiple pay directories via Ascentis/Ceridian system, ensuring timing, compliant and accurate delivery of wages to all team members.
  • Researches and executes any payroll requirements, including state, local and federal taxes, Social Security, unemployment, disability, pay rules, etc. Studies existing and new legislation; enforces adherence to requirements; advises management on needed actions.
  • Assists with general 401k administration and compliance.
  • Completes, interprets and shares payroll related reports.
  • Works with HR to complete employment verifications and information requests.
  • Contributes to ensure required filings are completed as necessary.
  • Supports any payroll related internal or external audits.
  • Addresses any questions or requests related to payroll. Troubleshoots and resolves any discrepancies.
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years) in Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent experience.

Experience and Training:

  • Minimum 5 or more years managing complex payrolls.
  • Familiarly with Ascentis/Ceridian systems or proven adaptability combined with experience with similar systems.

Specific Skills:

  • Strong skills in MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Knowledge of accounting, payroll and wage and hour processes and regulations in multiple states.
  • Resourceful to research questions and stay current on changes.
  • Mathematical aptitude, analysis/critical thinking and problem solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Highly organized, with a high degree of ownership for projects, a sense of urgency and strong follow-through.
  • Responsible and self-directed.
  • Possesses high level of integrity, recognizing need for confidentiality and discretion/tact in certain circumstances.
  • Customer service oriented with excellent sense of urgency and accountability. Able to multitask and meet deadlines.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Senior Payroll Specialist  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. Moorestown, NJ  
About the Organization  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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