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Payroll and Benefits Specialist in South Plainfield, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job Description

Payroll and Benefits Specialist

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Working with hourly employee and correcting timesheets
  • They must have worked with benefits including FMLA and need to talk of that as well as leaves of absences.
  • Preparing weekly payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees while ensuring compliance with all federal/state/local regulations and company policies
  • Responsible for all employee inquiries regarding payroll information/concerns
  • Assists the HR Director with developing and maintaining wage and salary program
  • Benefits: Provides support to employees during benefits open, FMLA, on boarding, workers compensation and related benefits responsibilities
  • Maintain department records and reports in addition to recommending new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency and services performed.
  • Communicate with Directors and Managers to ensure employee compliance.
  • Completes other special projects and related duties and assignments as required.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Accounting, Administration or related field preferred.
  • Minimum three years of experience with payroll processing and benefits required.
  • Experience with payroll and time/attendance software. Ultipro software experience preferred.
  • Proven history of knowledge with Federal and State payroll, benefits and employment laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office. Excel skills required.