Payroll and Benefits Manager - Apply Now! in Austin, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco Los Angeles is working with a client who is looking for a Payroll & Benefits Manager to join their team!

Responsibilities:
  • Process, review and balance bi-weekly payroll.
  • Ensure payroll transactions are processed correctly for time, earnings, benefits, deductions, taxes, garnishments, and other items that affect pay &/or company liability.
  • Responsible for compensation/payroll administration, reconciliations to General Ledger and other accounts.
  • Respond to payroll inquiries from employees.
  • Administer benefit programs, consult with and advise employees on eligibility for all insurance and 401(k).
  • Develop census data and provide census to broker. Develop company cost information for new plans and makes recommendations to CEO, VP of Human Resources, and CFO.
  • Review and analyze changes to state and federal laws pertaining to benefits and reports necessary or suggested changes to VP of Human Resources.
  • Completes salary, benefits, and other HR related surveys.
  • Contributes to and helps maintain the HR SharePoint site. * Assist with recruitment efforts, job descriptions, placement advertisement for internal and external use, background and reference checks and investigations, social media recruiting, and interview scheduling and follow-up process.
  • Administer employment paperwork, I-9, W-2, and logs pertaining to applicant flow procedures.
  • Updates employee change request, assist and prepares correspondence to outside request: employment verifications, child support, unemployment, workers compensation, etc.
  • Handle confidential information with sensitivity and discretion
  • Performs all other duties as required and assigned.
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Human Resources, or equivalent
  • Active Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of California, New York, and Texas labor laws, as well as state and federal payroll taxes
  • 5+ years of experience in a payroll & benefits oriented HR role
  • A detail-oriented and zero-defect mindset
  • Unbiased professionalism in dealing with sensitive information and situations
  • A general interest in mobility and people