Administrative/Clerical, Business Office, Human Resources
Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School is seeking a Payroll and Benefits Coordinator in the Human Resources Department. The Payroll and Benefits Coordinator is responsible for preparing bi-weekly payroll batches, assisting in recruiting faculty and staff, onboarding and new hire orientation and assisting employees with benefit related inquiries. This is a full time, calendar year role.
The Payroll and Benefits Coordinator understands the school environment and culture, maintains a professional demeanor and attitude at all times and always puts the School’s mission and values at the forefront of his/her actions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supports the Human Resources Department to deliver accurate and efficient customer service.
Manages bi-weekly payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes and other deductions.
Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
Identifies and implements efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards, and the needs of the School. Attends and participates in college job fairs and recruiting sessions.
Manages job posting and advertisement processes.
Plans and supports new hire orientation meetings on an ongoing basis and during the beginning of the academic year.
Manages pre-employment process including background check, drug screening and safety training procedures for all new employees.
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and School policies.
Assists with the administration of employee benefits, including health, dental, life, disability and paid leave.
Identify process improvements across all Human Resource functions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications and Skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Proficiency with Paylocity software or other HRIS systems.
Education and Experience
Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, reconciliation, internal controls, and payroll taxes.
At least three years prior experience managing payroll and employee benefit plans.
CPP, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.
Prior experience working with Paylocity or other HRIS systems a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field, or equivalent work experience, required.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.