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Payroll & Stock Plan Administrator

Payroll & Stock Plan Administrator

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As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


Under the direction of the Payroll Manager, the Payroll & Stock Plan Administrator will assist in processing all aspects of a bi-weekly, multi-state payroll for approximately 1,100 non-union employees.  In addition, the position will act as the stock plan administrator and be responsible for accurately maintaining equity plan records, processing grants and government filings. 


Data Management

  • Process timecards and worksheets to ensure accurate and timely running of payroll
  • Ensure accuracy of payroll records by maintaining database with updates in status changes, tax withholdings, benefits deductions, time off accruals, etc.
  • Create and provide manual checks when necessary
  • Provide training to employees on UltiPro payroll system
  • Main contact for employee verification.
  • Perform frequent audits between systems to ensure information is captured correctly in UltiPro: deduction records for 401k, stock gains reported as earnings, etc.

Other areas worked on are but are not limited to : new hires, terminations, status changes, tax changes, deductions, direct deposits, time sheet data, rate changes, retroactive adjustments and special pays; coordinates with HR Benefits regarding  vacation, sick leave and worker's compensation records; compiles reports on base and premium pay; prepares tax files for 3rd party processing; generates and distributes checks; and researches and produces special reports as requested from various individuals and departments.  


General Stock Plan Administration

  • Maintain Stock Plan database, add new participants, upload new grants to current participants, terminate participants who have left Bruker.
  • Work closely with Compensation team ensuring all new participants and annual grant awards are process accurately and timely.
  • Ensure all proper SEC filings for Executive Team is process within the appropriate timeframe.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or related discipline.
  • Minimum 7 years’ progressive work experience within a public company work environment coordinating Payroll and Stock Plan activities, service, and support.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, with emphasis on Excel.
  • Proven experience utilizing Payroll Systems such as ADP and Ultipro.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of stock plan administration preferred
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills
  • Solid organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and multi task in a demanding environment.
  • Should be flexible to work at any given point in time and should be ready to work in a team environment
  • Should have a strong passion and desire to learn new things constantly and adapt to these changes
  • Should be able to maintain effective working relationship with other stakeholders and partners
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in English (written and oral)
  • Proven customer service skills while maintaining a confidential work environment


  • Analytical Mindset
  • System Analysis
  • Attention to details
  • Integrity/Honesty


Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).


Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.