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Payroll and Benefits Specialist in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

Are you searching for an employer who consistently invests in their workforce? Are you seeking a role where you can improve and influence processes? Are work/life balance, 401k match, generous PTO important benefits for you? Vaco Richmond is hiring a Payroll and Benefits Specialist to join a reputable employer here in RVA with a focus on culture, balance, and employee recognition.

Primary Job Functions Include (but are not limited to):

* Own payroll function, including serving as primary contact for payroll-related inquiries, processing payroll semi-monthly for 100+ employees, providing necessary reports to senior management and the finance department, updating and ensuring the accuracy of data within the payroll system
* Keep us up to date on software updates and enhancements within payroll and benefits administration systems and proactively recommend process improvements
* Run point with health benefits administration, including processing enrollments and life events, managing billing and federal reporting, serving as a point of contact for employee inquiries, and assisting with renewals and Open Enrollment
* Assist with 401k administration and audit
* Assist with Worker's Compensation administration and audit
* Manage personnel files, both physical and within our HR systems
* Serve as point of contact for employee data requests from inside and outside the company
* Work closely with the VP of Human Resources to develop and execute new initiatives in organization design, performance management, learning and development and more
* Assist with software implementations as we upgrade our HR systems

Qualifications and Skills:

* Knowledge of Federal and Virginia employment regulations and best practices (non-profit knowledge a plus)
* Experience with HR and payroll systems
* Extremely organized and detail-oriented
* Exceptional customer service skills
* High integrity and ability to maintain confident and sensitive information
* Enthusiastic team player
* Minimum of three year's experience running payroll required