Payroll Specialist – QIAGEN – Germantown, MD


At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.

Position Description

The Specialist in the Payroll Group will support members of the Payroll Team. The specialist will assist with day-to-day Payroll tasks and special projects to support the Payroll function. The payroll specialist will have the ability of working on their own tasks along with working in a team environment.

– Assist in semi-monthly payroll processing.

– Assist in investigating payroll inquiries.

– Ensure accurate and timely preparation and delivery of all payroll related data.

– Maintain and review the set up of all New Hires and Employee Changes in the ADP system.

– Ensure accurate and timely preparation and delivery of all payroll related data.

– Assist in the set up of state withholding tax and unemployment tax accounts as needed.

– Special projects as assigned.

Position Requirements

– Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Human Resources, Business, (or 0 – 2 years of payroll experience.)

– Proficient in MS Office, Microsoft Excel; ability to learn systems rapidly.

– Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail.

– Proven people skills

– Ability to work well on their own and also in a team environment.

– Able to communicate and willingness to take initiative.

– Very well organized and ability to work under deadlines.

– Understanding of Payroll Processing.

Personal Requirements

– Good English communication skills.

– Sit, Walk, Touch, Speak (Audible and intelligible), Hearing acuity (Normal hearing), Visual acuity (Normal acuity of 6/6 with or without glasses).

– Sedentary work (exerting up to 10 pounds of force).

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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