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Manager, Payroll

Cynosure Inc, 5 Carlisle Rd, Westford, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #322
Saturday, September 25, 2021

Cynosure is well positioned competitively to lead and transform the medical aesthetics industry.  We are guided by our belief that this is a purpose-driven business, which improves patient’s lives and improves practitioner’s livelihoods.

  • We are passionate about driving a healthy and growing medical aesthetics industry with leading-edge marketing which inspires consumers to engage in medical aesthetics.
  • We are the leader in science-based technology which elevates the standard of care for consumers.
  • We are relentlessly focused on being the undisputed innovation leader, addressing the growing demand for consumer treatments across all demographics.
  • We are committed to building and strengthening our unmatched global footprint, with direct employees on five continents and in 15 countries and growing, and distributor partners serving over 130 countries.
  • We put our people first and believe personal development drives business development.
  • We love our customers and strive give them the leading-edge technology, service, marketing support and clinical education to improve their patient’s outcomes and to improve their livelihoods.

At Cynosure, we look for people who make an impact and encourage everyone to lead, create, and add value. In turn, we invest in our team to grow people’s careers and build upon our high-performance and culture-oriented organization. We work together as one team, winning together.

As we grow our global team, there is no better time to join us. As a market leader in medical aesthetics, Cynosure has over 25 years developing, manufacturing, and marketing products for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medical spas, and healthcare practitioners. With the aesthetic industry’s most comprehensive product portfolio, our offerings span several categories including skin revitalization, body contouring, hair removal, and women’s health.  

Our mission is to set Cynosure customers up for success shaping future leaders of the aesthetics industry and helping everyone who uses our technologies discover their version of beautiful.

Learn more about us by following our LinkedIn and Instagram sites and please visit us at

Manager, Payroll

Job Summary

Responsible for managing all aspects of payroll processing in United States and Canada. Oversee and supervise payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately and in compliance with government regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Responsible for the oversight and approval of the Global payroll administration and processing
  • Directly responsible for North American payroll administration and processing
  • Oversee and administer the daily, monthly, and annual payroll process workflows by working with the internal and external payroll partners
  • Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits garnishments, taxes and other deductions
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates
  • Reviews timekeeping system administration and monitors timecard completions
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions
  • Ensures compliance with country specific wage and hour laws and best practice
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors
  • Develops and documents new or changed policies and procedures to provide better payroll management, to maximize efficiency and improve internal control Identifies and recommends updates to payroll system, and procedures
  • Manage the payroll inbox to ensure related queries are updated and applied prior to pay processing
  • Update and audit payroll related data affecting employee pay
  • Conduct payroll reconciliations
  • Responsible for all payroll tax activities, including compliance with federal, state and local regulations, researching laws and regulations regarding taxes and payroll withholding procedures and account set-up/fallouts, and ensuring Payroll Tax Vendor receives all updated information regarding state and local tax changes



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resource or related field required.


  • 5 years of related experience required
  • Multi-State payroll administration experience required. Multi-Country payroll administration preferred.


  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with payroll software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization’s hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Physical Demands

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Lifting/pushing/pulling and carrying products weighing up to 45 pounds
  • Potential Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration and/or moderate noise levels.
  • Potential Exposure to hazardous chemicals or other materials.
  • Safety Shoes compliant with site specific policies/procedures must be worn in designated areas
  • Potential Exposure to blood.
  • Other (please specify):

Cynosure is an equal opportunity employer inclusive of female, minority, disabled and veterans, (F/M/D/V)

Cynosure is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

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