Integra LifeSciences

  • Sr Specialist Payroll & Benefits

    Vacancy ID
    CH-NE-Le Locle
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.


    Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery.  In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

    Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."


    The Senior Payroll and Benefits Specialist is responsible for ensuring accurate, timely and efficient administration of payroll processing for multiple countries within a region. Furthermore the incumbent has the accountability for all benefits related in country processes from onboarding, to changes and termination related benefits processes. Reporting to the Head, HR International with a dotted line to the Center of Expertise for HR Operations and Compensation & Benefits, this position will be part of the HR International team as well as the global CoE team but will work independent at a local site. Responsibilities include processing of payrolls and benefits for multiple countries as well as shared services support including onboarding, offboarding and fielding employee questions.


    • Processing of assigned monthly, biweekly or semi-monthly payrolls, ensuring all employee data changes are accurate and processed timely.
    • Reviewing in detail data changes including; new hires, salary changes, terminations, benefits, and leave of absences.
    • Conducts audits of data, changes and requests that come in to ensure compliancy with company policy and practices.
    • Escalates issues or concerns to the Global Payroll Manager or other management.
    • Organizes and files payroll records and reports
    • Sets up and processes direct deposits, garnishments, child support orders, tax levies, severances, stop payments, stock, pension and payroll adjustments.
    • Reviews and ensures authorization of worked hours by employees and supervisors in eTIME
    • Administers Enterprise eTIME (passwords, profiles, PTO); Vacation balance tracking, updating where/if possible.
    • Reconciliation of any payroll items, such as annual and quarterly reports.
    • Runs interfaces to move payroll and time data from Oracle to payroll system. Resolves any errors on the transferred data.
    • Reports and follows up issues with ADP National Accounts on eTIME, Connection, and ADP GL issues/ projects/ changes.
    • Creates custom and ad hoc reports using ADP Reporting.
    • Promptly responds to inquiries and questions from employees.
    • Understanding of all local payroll and tax laws.
    • Fully understands company benefit plans for proper deductions.
    • General employee on and off boarding concerning benefits enrollment and de-rollment in country, incl. contact to benefits providers.
    • Contact person for payroll and benefits related questions.
    • Implementation of benefits changes in the respective region.



    Education & Knowledge

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required in HR, Accounting or relevant field
    • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) desired or equivalent by country of employment
    • English and French


    • 3 - 6 years of experience processing payroll for multiple countries
    • 1 - 3 years of experience with ADP payroll products
    • Process oriented with the ability to create/recommend improvements to processes
    • Customer service oriented with the ability and desire to work in a team environment
    • Experience with Oracle ERP and payroll interfaces a plus
    • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent computer and excel skills are also required
    • Excellent organizational Skills, disciplined and self-motivated
    • Ability to recognize and act on all opportunities
    • The ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Must be highly detail oriented
    • Ability to plan, organize and priorities daily workload according to the Must Wins
    • Performance and results driven – takes personal accountability
    • ‘Can do’ positive attitude at all times
    • Collaborative approach with good team integration skills
    • Takes responsibility for personal development
    • Assertive and independent, Pro-active and very well organized
    • Possess strong personal motivation and professional drive
    • Able to work alone, but also as part of a team
    • Takes initiative/ownership and leads where needs, support team colleagues where needed
    • Ability to plan, organize and priorities daily workload according to the Must Wins


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