KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Position requires a high school diploma with 2 or more years of payroll processing experience or an associate degree or equivalent college hours with a focus in accounting and human resources plus 1 year of additional payroll processing experience. Must have working knowledge of accounting principles gained through experience or education, and a working knowledge of COBRA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and ERISA. Preference given to applicants with Paycom experience.
Position requires excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, proficiency in MS Excel, knowledge of MS Word and Outlook, proficiency of calculator (by touch) and keyboarding (45 WPM). Confidentiality is essential.
Must have ability to learn payroll software program, to analyze changes affecting payroll processing to determine if internal procedures need to change and ability to operate simple office equipment. Prefer experience with Paycom HRIS/Payroll system.
SCOPE OF POSITION:
Position reports to the Human Resource Director. Makes decisions on how own work is done following established procedures. Plans and prioritizes work on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis. Assists with annual budget process.
Typical problem solving includes discovering a payroll processing error and working with Payroll Provider when necessary to resolve the problem.
Typical contacts are with employees to revolve issues or to provide or obtain payroll information; other human resource department staff; and outside consultants and vendors.
Position has moderate financial responsibility when processing payroll and determining offer letters, total compensation data, and leave payouts.
WORKING CONDITIONS (ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL):
Work is completed in an office environment with exposure to computer screens. Other equipment utilized includes copier, fax, telephone, and calculator. May sit for prolonged periods of time. Requires general manual dexterity, adequate hearing, vision, and speech.
Ensures preparation of semi-monthly payroll to assure timely payment of wages earned, including the withholding, and filing of payroll taxes and reports. Ensures that appropriate payroll deductions are withheld, and funds are transferred to the appropriate account or party such as the 401k provider.
Ensures confidential maintenance of payroll and personnel records to comply with VFW policies and the law and that employee records and payroll are properly processed from date of hire through the termination process.
Ensures that medical claims, dental claims, plan administrative fees, garnishments, child support payments and other court-ordered directives are paid accurately and timely.
Ensures that workers compensation reports are filed with the insurance company and employees are offered medical attention if necessary for job-related injuries.
*This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. *