Human Resources Administrative Assistant/Payroll Specialist

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Job summary:
The Human Resources Administrative Assistant/Payroll Specialist assists the Director of Human Resources with onboarding, record maintenance, payroll and benefit administration and compliance, and provides excellent customer service and support to school employees.

Essential functions:
Employment
• Reply to employment inquiries – provide information on online application system
• Post, update and/or remove available job opportunities from various job sites, and notify designated internal colleagues of openings
• Verify employment of current and past employees
• Act in a confidential capacity handling external and internal inquiries from the public, employees, and departments
• Respond to employment verification / wage requests from state and federal agencies
• Process/update background checks and provide status / results to hiring managers
• Assist with onboarding new hires including processing paperwork, adding them to applicable databases, and notifying internal staff as needed
• Respond to, and process leave of absence requests
Payroll and benefits
• Notify departments of payroll cutoff date on monthly basis
• Process monthly payroll entries, time off forms
• Verify accuracy of entries and payroll reports
• Provide completed payroll/time off reports to Director of HR and CFO for review prior to submission
• Process benefit elections for new hires and qualifying events for current employees
• Research payroll and benefits inquiries made by supervisors and/or employees
• Troubleshoot and resolve payroll/tax issues or errors
Clerical and administrative
• Filing of monthly payroll / HR documents
• Creating new hire folders
• Remove and transfer terminated employee’s files
• Schedule Wellness Classes with approval from Director of HR, and assist with group function planning
• Complete monthly billing (benefits, vendor, etc.) and reconcile against HRMS
• Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events, take notes/minutes and maintain agendas
• On occasion, fill in for the Levine Building receptionist
• Other duties as assigned

Professional desired attributes:
• A thoughtful and proactive team member
• Discerning, thoughtful, and communicative
• Approachable, even-tempered, exhibits professional decorum
• Finds joy in serving and providing excellent customer service

Educations, experience and skills:
• Two-year degree in Business, Human Resources or related field
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in related role
• SHRM or HRCI certification preferred
• Experience with payroll processing, (ADP WorkforceNow experience a plus)
• Exposure and knowledge of basic accounting preferred
• Friendly, out-going, precise
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Willingness to assume and accept additional responsibilities
•Experience with Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (MS Access a plus)

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