Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Lenexa, KS

Posted: 05/15/2019 Industry: Human Resources Job Number: EB-1679949172 Pay Rate: $42000.00

Our client is seeking a Payroll and Benefits Specialist to process payroll, administer benefit programs and manage changes within the HRIS system for this multi-state organization.

Payroll and Benefits Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Performs all payroll processing and related activities including wage garnishments and payroll deductions.
  • Responds to employee inquiries regarding earnings, deductions, calculations, withholdings, etc.
  • Facilitates new employee benefit orientation and acts as first point of contact for all employee benefit inquiries, providing excellent customer service.
  • Administers the benefits side of HRIS system, approving employee benefit transactions throughout the year and during open enrollment.
  • Processes 401(k) and HSA/FSA funding files.
  • Administers leaves of absence and assists with processing claims for worker’ s compensation.
  • Coordinates and completes required reports, audits, fillings for payroll and benefits.
  • Reconciles benefit invoices and plan expenses.
  • Provides HRIS system administration and maintenance.
  • Writes, maintains and supports a variety of reports using appropriate reporting tools.

Payroll and Benefits Specialist requirements include:
  • Associates degree in Business, Human Resources, Accounting or other relevant degree is required. Bachelor’ s degree is preferred.
  • 2 or more years processing multi-state payroll; demonstrated knowledge of payroll regulations and payroll taxes.
  • HRIS and Payroll, timekeeping system software experience is required. UltiPro experience is preferred.
  • Human Resources experience and working knowledge of employee benefits programs is strongly preferred.

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