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Benefits and Payroll Specialist

Company: Michael Page
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Payroll & Benefits Specialist administers the activities relating to the company payroll, benefits and HRIS processing including developing, implementing and monitoring (e.g., performing internal audit and control procedures to ensure that all wages and taxes are accurate). The individual will be the company's subject matter expert with all payroll, benefits and HRIS administration.Client DetailsA modern and well established baby product consumer brand with offices located in Mid-town Manhattan DescriptionDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PAYROLL Process payroll for hourly, salaried, and temporary employees; including reviewing and importing hours from time and attendance system, entering tax and direct deposit information, administering regulatory requirements, e.g., garnishments, tax levies, and support orders, and other adjustments to pay as necessary. Implement and maintain payroll best practices to improve efficiency and consult with human resources team to improve payroll and HRIS processes. Evaluate and implement payroll/HRIS systems upgrades and changes. Prepare quarterly tax credit reports and submit to third party vendor. Respond to all unemployment claims in a timely manner. Maintain employee records in payroll/HRIS systems. Administer the time and attendance policy and paid leave policy for all employees. Produces scheduled and ad-hoc reports pertaining to payroll and human resources requirements.BENEFITS: Administer all employee benefit programs including enrollments and terminations. Coordinates and conducts the new employee on boarding process and presents benefits presentations to ensure employees gain an understanding of benefit plans and enrollment provisions. Fulfills all governmental regulatory mandates and ensures filings are performed as required. Plans and administers annual open enrollment period. This includes preparation (or revision) and distribution of materials, conducting meetings to communicate changes to employees, arranging for on-site representation by providers, and processing changes within deadlines. Plans, conducts and reports results of audits to ensure all enrollments are accurate and that dependent information is correct for each employee and works closely with Accounting for quarterly and year end audits (payroll, Workers Comp, 401k, etc.). Addresses benefit inquiries to ensure timely and accurate resolutions. Maintains contact with employees and beneficiaries to facilitate proper and complete utilization of benefits for all employees. Processes monthly billings from providers. Reviews billings for accuracy and approves for payment in a timely manner. Resolves discrepancies with carriers and payroll. Coordinate with third party administrator to manage disability claims according to the plan. Administers online COBRA enrollments/changes and responds to and manages unemployment claims and workers compensation cases.ProfileAt least 3+ years of experience administering payroll, HRIS and benefits processes required. Experience with Zenefits HIGHLY DESIRABLE OR 2-3 Other HRIS SystemsWork experience should include knowledge of basic human resources, payroll practices, benefits administration, and compliance or other related experience. Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications including payroll, benefits, time & attendance and HRIS and self-service systems. Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Strong understanding of Human Resources processes and terminology, payroll and benefit processes and procedures, including eligibility and enrollment rules and benefit procedures. Demonstrates exceptional analytical skills and ability to create useful and actionable reports from data. Possess strong written and verbal communications skills. Possess strong organization skills and ability to complete multiple tasks and high volume of work on deadline. Strong attention to detail and ability to edit and proofread. Possess a creative outlook with a problem-solving attitude. Excellent time management, organizational, and follow-through skills. Has shown ability to respond quickly and accurately to requests for data, ability to provide excellent customer service a mustJob Offer

  • Highly competitive and desirable base salary
  • True temp to perm opportunity for a minimum of 6 months
  • Wonderful company culture
  • 2 Days in office 3 days remote
  • Monday to Friday 9:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Medical and dental benefits provided from day 1
  • Extensive benefits once converted perm
  • A very exciting and modern manufacturing baby product brand MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Keywords: Michael Page, New York , Benefits and Payroll Specialist, Human Resources , New York, New York

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