Payroll /Benefits HR Specialist


Payroll /Benefits HR Specialist

@ TWG Health & Nutrition

Position Description:

  • The Wright Group is actively seeking a Payroll/Benefits Specialist to join our fast-paced organization in our Corporate Lafayette office.
  • The Payroll/Benefits Specialist will support the HR Department with all facets of HR administration and management.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • The primary responsibility of this position is to administer the activities relating to the company payroll, benefits and HRIS processing including developing, implementing and monitoring. 
  • You will act as a liaison for employees with questions relating to their payroll and benefits. Payroll & Benefits Specialist Duties include but are not limited to:  
  • Responsible for the lifecycle of the bi-weekly, multi-state payroll process for approximately 180 employees
  • Enters, maintains, and processes information in the HRIS system; information may include employees’ hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, terminations, and other information
  • Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, garnishments, and other deductions
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions
  • Requests the processing of physical or replacement checks, or direct deposits, due to payroll errors or final discharge
  • Administers various employee benefits programs, such as group health,  dental and vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k), and other benefits offered
  • Provides new hires with all benefits enrollment information and explains benefits self-enrollment system through Bamboo HR
  • Maintains employee benefits through and ensures benefits changes are processed appropriately in HRIS system for payroll deduction
  • Serves as primary contact for employees with health, dental, life and other related benefit claims
  • Verifies the calculation of the monthly premium statements for all group insurance policies and maintains statistical data relative to premiums, claims and costs. Resolve administrative problems with the carrier representatives
  • Oversees maintenance of benefits maintenance files through HRIS system; communicate any changes to plan structures as needed
  • Responsible for reviewing ACA dashboard on a monthly basis to ensure year-end reporting and filing is accurate
  • Completes periodic audits throughout the calendar year to ensure that year-end tax forms are accurate prior to filing
  •  Reviews and responds to unemployment claims with appropriate documentation.
  • Reviews monthly unemployment statements
  • Responds to 401(k) inquiries from managers and employees relating to enrollments, plan changes and contribution amounts
  •  Assists HR Manager in obtaining statistics and information in renewal process of any health, life and retirement plans that benefit the company.
  • Monitor time off balances for Employees
  • Prepare Yearly Vets/EEO reports
  • Administers open enrollment and 401 K program
  • Produces payroll and compensation reports as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Salary Range: 55-60K or DOE


Payroll & Benefits Specialist Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree desired
  • MS Outlook, Word, and Excel experience
  • 5  years payroll, benefits and HRIS experience (GP experience a plus).  
  • Bamboo HR HRIS Admin a plus
  • Knowledge of FLSA, FMLA, ACA, State and Federal Wage-Hour Laws

How to Apply:

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Location: Lafayette
Date Posted: July 09, 2024
Application Deadline: August 12, 2024
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