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Payroll Analyst

Date:  Jul 17, 2021

Danvers, MA, US, 01923

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,700 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery


Abiomed, a publicly-traded and fast-growing med tech company that is focused on recovering hearts and saving lives, is looking for a strong Payroll Analyst to join its growing finance team!  The Payroll Analyst will handle the general accounting and payroll functions for ABIOMED, INC. This key team member will really enjoy the Payroll function, be detail oriented, and bring their ADP Payroll experience to the role.  Our environment is growing and fast-paced, and this is an incredible opportunity to have an impact on an important function at this outstanding organization. .


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process all payrolls using ADP Workforce Now including time and attendance system.
  • Support and work with HR to ensure employees are paid accurately and on time.
  • Resolve employee pay issues.
  • Process garnishment of wages.
  • Review payroll tax filings.
  • Process payroll-related tax issues.
  • Prepare manual checks.
  • Process year-end W-2's and related year-end filings.
  • Prepare journal entries to record labor & payroll related accruals; reconcile various payroll related accounts to general ledger; reconcile ADP system with general ledger system results of general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Prepare 401k contribution summary and employer-match reports and wire transfer paperwork,
  • Assist & prepare supporting schedules in support of annual audit of 401k plan & Workers’ Compensation Plans by outside accountants.
  • ADP Workforce Now time and attendance administration.
  • Prepare Canadian payroll & support & oversee new payroll cycles that occur as the Company expands its operations.
  • Prepare schedules in support of workers compensation, financial statement, 401(K), tax and SOX audits.
  • Stay abreast of changes in federal/state legislation affecting payroll.
  • Oversee and manage Company’s vehicle reimbursement program
  • Assist and in systems implementations impacting payroll.
  • Other duties as needed.



  • Degree in Accounting or Finance strongly preferred.
  • ADP – Workforce Now experience required, SAP experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years of progressive payroll experience.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must.
  • Knowledge and experience with federal, local and multi state payroll tax laws.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive information confidentially.
  • Solid understanding of tax-related compensation and fringe benefits compensation issues.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be dependable and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including strength in MS Office.





Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston