Payroll Accountant

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Ledger
  • Great Plains
  • Payroll
  • Payroll Processing

This is a temporary contractor opportunity at Novartis 

Novartis touches the lives of a tenth of the world’s population. Every role here, regardless of contract type, makes an impact on human life! 


Novartis US partners with external managed service provider Magnit Global to offer engaging temporary contractor opportunities like this, to those who are looking for flexibility in their career while looking to gain new skills and experiences providing services to an inclusive global medicines company. Click here to learn more about Magnit 


Ready to work with/through Magnit at Novartis? Please read on... 

Payroll Accountant

• Prepare journal entries surrounding Payroll Operations (weekly payroll runs, bonus payments, severance/retention payments)

• Perform account reconciliations over areas noted above

• Prepare payroll runs for US and Canada operations (Blue Marble and Paylocity)

• Prepare 401k and 5500 Audit

• Perform RRSP contributions

• Perform tasks associated with year end reporting (W-2, T-4) for US and Canadian associates

• Ad-hoc requests as needed


at least 5 years experience in a Payroll processing role with General Ledger experience in Great Plains and Payroll experience with Blue Marble and Paylocity

experience with processing Canadian payroll.

Minimum degree –

Bachelors in Accounting or Finance

Pharma experience preferred


Location: East Hanover, NJ (Hybrid)

Pay Rate: $46 - $60/hour

Contract: 12 months - Part Time

Health, dental, vision, 401k


Why Novartis? 

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives. 

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. 

We believe we can reinvent what's possible when we collaborate with courage to ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! 

Imagine the impact you could make here at Novartis! 


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment with diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve. 

To do our best work we need different viewpoints, which is why here at Magnit, we celebrate diversity and embrace inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Magnit is dedicated to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We strive to ensure that we maintain a positive and enriching work environment for all. 



If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Magnit at or 1.862.778.5441. 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion / EEO

  • Work Authorization : Green Card, US Citizen
  • Preferred years of experience : No preferred years of experience required
  • Travel Required : No travel required
  • Shift timings: Not specified
Job Location
East Hanover, New Jersey
USD 46.00 - USD 60.00 Per Hour
12 month(s)
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