Wake Research Associates - 3100 Duraleigh Road, Suite 304, Raleigh, NC 27612 image

Payroll Administrator

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


M3 Wake Research Inc, an integrated clinical research site organization, on a growth trajectory, is seeking a Payroll Administrator candidate for their Raleigh, North Carolina location. He/She will be responsible for performing accounting and clerical tasks for the maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions and payroll responsibilities. Payroll experience with accounts payable in a clinical research and/or medical office environment. Payroll experience is a must.


  • Receive, process and reconcile payroll information to assist in the company’s in-house payroll process.
  • Process bi-weekly /multi-state payroll.
  • Maintaining and updating time and attendance records and paid time off approvals.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources for payroll onboarding of acquired sites.
  • Serve as primary contact for benefit plan vendors and third-party administrators.
  • Update health benefit information, 401k withholdings and deductions in Paychex payroll system.
  • Process wage garnishments.
  • Coordinate with Accounts Payable for invoice processing and contract payment.


  • Associates degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration a plus.
  • Experience in Accounts Payable a plus.
  • 3 to 5 years of payroll processing experience with accounts payable knowledge.
  • Knowledge of quarterly taxes a plus.
  • Paychex experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with automated accounting systems and Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Requires attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines
    Be able to handle a high volume, complex work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Paid time off