16 days old

Human Resources Assistant

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Assists the HR Specialist in maintaining personnel files and employee database to produce accurate and timely semi-monthly payroll and to achieve alignment and coordination with employee benefit plans. Serves as the backup responsible for the timely filing of payroll taxes and reports, for day-to-day administration of medical and dental insurance plans, and for the handling of workers’ compensation claims. 


Assists the Employee Benefits Specialist with employee benefits, with benefit plan records and assists in tasks relating to the administration of VFW employee benefit plans for VFW National Headquarters and certain VFW Departments following established procedures.


Schedules new employee orientation on personnel policies and procedures and manages the on-boarding program for new hires. Responsible for assisting Human Resource Director with reports, personnel issues and administration of policies and programs.


Position requires a bachelor degree with 1-2 years of payroll processing experience or an associate’s degree or equivalent college hours with a focus in human resources plus 1 year of additional payroll processing experience. Must have working knowledge of accounting principles gained through experience or education, and a working knowledge of COBRA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and ERISA.


Position requires excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, proficiency in MS Excel, knowledge of MS Word and Outlook, proficiency of calculator (by touch) and keyboarding (45 WPM). Confidentiality is essential.


Must have ability to learn payroll software program, to analyze changes affecting payroll processing to determine if internal procedures need to change and ability to operate simple office equipment.


Position requires continuing education through seminars or one-day classes to stay abreast of changes in wage and tax laws.

Prefer aPHR or PHR certification.


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