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Payroll And Benefits Administrator

Aston Carter

Posted Friday, July 14, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003904538

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Tampa, FL
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The HR Generalist/Payroll & Benefits Administrator is responsible for payroll and benefits administration and leave management. Responsible for having overall knowledge of all human resource functions. Provides exceptional communication, training, and service to employees. Sets the example of an engaged employee and supports employee engagement throughout the organization This role will be : Payroll 40%, Benefits 40%, 20% other HR. Can vary depending on the time of year but this is the average. Payroll • Makes recommendations for payroll related policies. • Provides training as needed (i.e., Managers, staff) to ensure compliance and full utilization of tools. • Responsible for timely, accurate, and compliant processing of bi-weekly payroll. Audit and process payroll documents. • Process employee data for new hires, changes, additional earnings, etc. • Processes employee Time & Attendance data to payroll and reconcile variances. Approve and release time in the time system. • Prepares and maintains employee files, assuring accuracy, compliance, and confidentiality. • Maintains vacation, personal, sick, and holiday records in system. • Develops in-depth understanding of payroll software and HRIS. Create reports on demand. • Assists employees in registering for or resetting access to online portal. • Responsible for month-end duties including approving HR related invoices and ensuring timely payment, submitting payroll accrual (with management approval) and general ledger reconciliation. • Maintains vendor contact for payroll and recruiting and other HR related activities. • Manage Garnishments and Child Support payments. Benefits Administration • As the Employee Benefits expert, administers all employee & volunteer benefit programs such as medical, dental, vision, disability, and Executive Benefits. • Process tuition reimbursements, workers compensation, and life insurance claims. • Employee On-boarding: Provide in-depth benefit presentation for all new hires during the onboarding process. Distributes enrollment materials and determines eligibility. • Employee Service: Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes. Responds to benefits inquiries on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, and status changes. • Enrolls employees with carriers and process life status changes. • Management: Works with HR benefit partners for escalated support needs, including but not limited to: plan design, claims administration and appeals, COBRA, retirement administration, and HRIS data integrity. • Employee Education: Prepare and set up meetings designed to help employees obtain information and understand company benefits. Ensures that employee forms and resources are properly updated on the Intranet. • Wellness: Organizes wellness events and provides resources for employees. • Plan Design: With management team, works with brokers to conduct annual benefits review. Conducts research, analyzes plan options, conducts cost analysis, and makes recommendations to VP of HR. Supports cost control procedures to assure maximum coverage at the least possible cost to company and employee. • Data Integrity: Ensures the accuracy of all benefit enrollments and provides vendors with accurate eligibility information. Updates HRIS database with new and changing information; ensures accuracy and integrity of information. • Responsible for employee benefit file maintenance and storage retention requirements. • Employee Leaves: o Effectively interprets FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities. Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA. Makes recommendations to employee leave policies. • Employee Termination: Properly record, track, and administer the steps needed to comply with COBRA law and appropriately deliver continuation of employee benefits. • Completes annual reporting for employee benefits: ACA, 5500 (in partnership with Broker) • Completes and submits unemployment requests from the Department of Jobs and Family Services. f) • Develop in-depth understanding of HRIS and all vendor enrollment systems and websites. Create reports on request. General HR duties • Participates in the new employee onboarding experience. • Respond to employment verifications and surveys as needed. Payroll & Benefits Administrator • Ensure all required reporting, forms, and posters are up to date and maintained accurately. • Participates in developing Human Resource department goals, objectives, and systems. • Provides backup of duties for HR Team.


Benefits administration, Payroll processing, leave management, employee engagement, benefit analysis, shrm

Top Skills Details:

Benefits administration,Payroll processing,leave management

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Comparable work experience will be considered. Client is comfortable with no degree if they have a strong comparable work history ideally with a SHRM cert. Experience/Skills-3-5 Years of Relevant Benefit or Payroll administration experience. Certifications- Preferred PHR/SHRM-CP Knowledge of human resource laws and regulations. Knowledge of payroll administration. Knowledge of benefits programs including health insurance, long-term disability programs, workers’ compensation insurance, unemployment regulations, life insurance, COBRA, etc. Understanding of human resource policies and programs. Thorough knowledge of state and federal regulations related to benefits administration and wage and hour laws. Systems and Technology: • Proficiency with Excel • Experience with Payroll and/or Benefit Systems Preferred

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

Contact Information

Recruiter: Kwaku Amponsah

Phone: +12125486259


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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