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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Payroll Tax Analyst/Payroll Specialist (Hazelwood, MO) in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title

Payroll Tax Analyst/Payroll Specialist (Hazelwood, MO)


JR000011161 Payroll Tax Analyst/Payroll Specialist (Hazelwood, MO) (Open)


MKG-Hazelwood, MO (675) - USA037

Additional Locations

St. Louis, MO

Job Description


Under the direction of the Director, North American Payroll, this role will be responsible for the oversight of third party payroll tax filing, accurate preparation and completion of company payrolls, monitoring KPI’s, creating and managing audit reports, performing system testing, and identifying improvements proactively. The position is also responsible for key control adherence. This position will need to learn and understand the other roles within the department in order to assist or cover for absences.

Essential Functions

  • Be able to perform all U.S. and Canada payroll processes and ensure accurate and timely payroll processing and tax reporting

  • Responsible for integrity of payroll tax data passed from the Payroll System along with research and resolution of related errors

  • Responsible for payroll tax research and resolution through third party and tax agencies as well as tax filings that may not be performed by third party

  • Process complex payroll activities in accordance with guidelines and legal requirements

  • Responsible for support of payroll configuration changes and testing

  • Design and implement key payroll reports, which include quarter and annual tax audits and W-2 balancing

  • Participate in staff meetings to provide input towards department efficiencies

  • Participate in payroll activities for acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, and system updates or conversions

  • Cover absences in the department via thorough working knowledge of all roles

  • Other duties and projects as needed

Minimum Requirements

Education / Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree; emphasis in Business, Accounting or Finance preferred

  • 6 years combined experience in payroll tax laws, payroll tax filing, payroll processing and payroll accounting related functions

  • Preferred Supervisory experience

  • Experience with Workday payroll and time tracking a plus

Skills and Competencies:

  • Unquestionable integrity

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Highly motivated, positive, self-directed and assertive

  • Ability to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

Organizational Relationship/Scope:

Individual contributor with leadership of various projects

Working Conditions:

Normal office environment.


Mallinckrodt is a global specialty pharmaceutical business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products. Areas of focus include therapeutic drugs for autoimmune and rare disease specialty areas like neurology, rheumatology, nephrology, ophthalmology and pulmonology; immunotherapy and neonatal respiratory critical care therapies; and analgesics and central nervous system drugs. The company's core strengths include the acquisition and management of highly regulated raw materials; deep regulatory expertise; and specialized chemistry, formulation and manufacturing capabilities. The company's Specialty Brands segment includes branded medicines; its Specialty Generics segment includes specialty generic drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients and external manufacturing.

To learn more about Mallinckrodt, visit www.mallinckrodt.com.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (“the Company”) maintains a continuing policy of non-discrimination in employment. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based upon age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), political activities or affiliation, race, sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by law. Furthermore, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities and protected veterans in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations on every location in which the company has facilities. This policy of non-discrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: recruiting, hiring; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is required to report certain payments or transfers of value (such as expense reimbursement, meals, transportation) made to U.S.-licensed healthcare professionals in compliance with the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act (i.e. Open Payments) and certain state laws.