Payroll and HR Benefits Specialist

Payroll and HR Benefits Specialist



El Toro is hiring a Payroll and Benefits Specialist to oversee and own the interface between human resources and the payroll department.



Payroll and HR Benefits Specialist

Entry Level Position

Full Time

El Toro is hiring a Payroll and Benefits Specialist to oversee and own the interface between human resources and the payroll department. This position will be located in our Louisville, KY office located in the heart of downtown. The ideal candidate must have a strong customer service orientation, be detail oriented and understand the importance of payroll, employee benefits programs including health and 401k. Compliance programs include federal, state and local taxes. You will be responsible for auditing all new hire inputs into our ADP Payroll system.

We are passionate, and results driven but down-to-earth. We believe in excellence in all we do and accept nothing less. You'll be successful in this role because you are passionate about ensuring team members have the support and benefits they need and the company is protected through your efforts complying with state and federal labor policies.

What you’ll do:

• Processes weekly payroll for approximately 100+ employees (exempt and non-exempt) via ADP Workforce Now payroll software. This will also include sales rep commission calculations.

• Enters or updates payroll records such as terminations, job changes, benefits deductions, compensation, department transfers and direct deposits, etc.

• Reviews entries and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll before handing all payroll records over to the Payroll Manager for processing

• Calculates special payroll checks routinely and/or on demand (i.e., termination pay, etc.)

• Processes or researches wage garnishments

• Ensures all benefit plans are administered correctly and efficiently, while adhering to regulatory, collective agreement and deadlines.

• Audits benefit deductions and remittances.

• Administers employee leaves of absences including FMLA and short-term disability

• Maintains records of leave pay and nontaxable wages.

• Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential

What you’ll need:

• Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

• Minimum of 2 years Payroll/Benefits experience

• At least one year of experience handling medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plans

• Knowledge of federal, state, local and labor taxes/laws

• ADP Workforce Now experience is required

• Proficient with the Microsoft Office, especially Excel

• Accurate and detail oriented with excellent problem-solving skills

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Exceptional customer service talents (internal and external)

• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

• Self-motivated, positive attitude, flexible outlook, and strong ethical values

• Ability to maintain confidentiality in handling sensitive and personal information

• Partners with Finance and Human Resources in ensuring all payroll activities are processed timely and accurately.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you. El Toro provides a competitive benefit and compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

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