HR Analyst/Payroll Assistant

Location: Germantown, Wisconsin, US
Department: Human Resources
Reference: VN904
Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, US, the Human Resources Analyst/ Payroll Assistant is the subject matter expert responsible for collecting, compiling, and analyzing HR data, metrics, and statistics, and apply this data to make recommendations related to recruitment, retention, and legal compliance. Work closely with US Benefits and Payroll Administrator to administer benefit and retirement programs by assisting employees with enrollments and questions, processing insurance billing, maintaining electronic files and transmissions, and ensuring compliance.  Assists in implementation of new HR systems and plans as they pertain to employee engagement, recruitment, payroll and benefits.

Your responsibilities
  • Collect and analyze various types of HR data, such as employee performance metrics, turnover rates, hiring trends, and engagement levels. Utilize data-driven insights to inform and guide strategic HR decision-making, ensuring our People strategies are aligned with business objectives and employee needs. 
  • Package metrics and insights for management.
  • Processes a full range of human resources actions needed to complete promotions, transfers, separations, etc.
  • Responds to report and data requests for internal and external customers
  • Completes various HR transactions in UKG.
  • Processes all Tuition Reimbursement & Non-Medical Benefit requests.
  • Works directly with managers, employees, and site HR partners to ensure timesheets are complete and accurate.
  • Acts as liaison between payroll and various business units on reporting issues related to payroll activity.
  • Trains managers and employees on timekeeping and payroll systems and procedures.
  • Supports databases used by the Human Resources function including, but not limited to, employee records, benefits, compensation, recruitment, payroll, training, compliance.
  • Assist new hires with benefit orientation, answers questions from employees on benefits or status changes, assists in the annual open enrollment process, and provides instructions on the self-enrollment system, and assists/redirects employees regarding benefit claims.
  • Embody our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing.
Requirements for the role
  • Education and Experience:
    o    Minimum 2-3 years of prior/related Human Resources Experience required, HR Systems preferred, and
    o    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration/Management or related field required; or 
    o    An equivalent amount of combined experience and education.
  • Proficient with HRIS software packages (UKG, Sage, etc.).
  • Highly adaptable with the ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in day to day tasks as well as some project and implementation work.
  • Process improvement mindset, understanding daily challenges, and willing to bring ideas and solutions to the table
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time off, bonus program, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, 24/7 employee assistance program, flexible work hours, and the opportunity for career training and development.

This position is located in Germantown, WI, a vibrant city northwest of Milwaukee in Southeast Wisconsin.  A great place to live, work and raise a family, Southeast Wisconsin offers a variety of activities and diverse cultural scene. 

Why consider Sterling?
Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with more than 50 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  This is complimented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.

We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK, Europe and the US, where we employ more than 1300 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.
Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees.  You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day. 
Sterling Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.
Be caring. Be transparent. Be willing. Be reliable.