Reporting to the Director of Human Resources and in conjunction with the Assistant Director, the Payroll & Benefits Administrator is responsible for the Academy’s cyclical payroll processing, supports benefits administration, and assists with a wide variety of Human Resources’ related reporting and regulatory requirements.
Primary responsibilities include: administer and process efficient and timely payroll cycles; coordinate employee benefits’ participation transactions, maintain employee personnel files, oversee leave and deduction activity including FMLA and COBRA; process and track required notices and mailings; assist with employee benefit education, preparation of periodic reports and reconciliations; assist with HR surveys, and co-management of HR archival records.
The successful candidate will possess: a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Accounting (preferred) plus 3-5 years’ experience in Payroll & Benefits Administration; thorough knowledge of payroll tax rules and associated reporting, demonstrated current knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations, a high degree of quantitative skill and attention to detail, strong technical skills including HRIS experience (Banner preferred); office productivity software, web based applications and ability to work independently as well as part of a team, excellent communication skills, a customer service approach, a strong sense of confidentiality and employee privacy, and a genuine interest in people.
Interested applicants should forward their résumé and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org entitling the email subject line Payroll & Benefits Admin.
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