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Payroll & Benefits Specialist

DUMAC Business Systems, Inc.
Syracuse, New York 13045


The HR Payroll & Benefits Specialist performs human resources related duties at the professional level to implement daily activities and provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers in assigned areas along with supporting the VP Human Resources and other HR team members. This individual will manage all stages of the payroll process, assist with benefit management and implementation of policies and procedures in accordance with Federal, state and local laws.


Essential Functions

>       Weekly collection and processing of timecards and payroll through online payroll system to include adjustments to timecard entries as necessary or calculations retro pay when applicable

>       Investigate discrepancies, errors, issues and other areas of concern related to payroll and develop proposed solutions based on findings

>       Reconcile financial date for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and ensuring compliance with established accounting practices

>       Develop ad hoc reporting to meet end user needs as requested

>       Comply with all monthly, quarterly and annual closing cycles

>       Administers various employee benefit programs, such as: group insurance, life, medical, dental, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, and health savings accounts

>       Administers company paid family leave, STD, LTD, FMLA, workers compensation and compliance with ACA

>       Process all onboarding and offboarding of benefits and initiating COBRA document, PTO accrual and tie out, and portable benefits

>       Reviews benefit enrollment forms for accuracy and coordinates enrollment and other processing requirements with third party administrators in a timely and efficient manner

>       Verifies the calculation of monthly premiums statements for all group insurance policies and maintains statistical data relative to premiums, claims and costs; Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives

>       Assures compliance with COBRA guidelines

>       Responds to employee inquiries in timely manner regarding payroll and benefits information and trouble-shoots in an attempt to resolve employee payroll and benefits concerns

Additional Specific Duties and Responsibilities

>       Contributes to tracking to HR metrics

Supervisory Responsibility

>       None

Work Environment

Ability to handle multiple priorities and demands in a fast-paced environment. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical Environment
Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.


Required Qualifications

>       Bachelor's degree or Associate's Degree in Human Resources, business, accounting, administration or a closely related field, or equivalent experience

>       Knowledge of full cycle payroll processes, laws and regulations

>       Experience working with HRIS systems

>       Exhibit the highest degree of professionalism, confidentiality and integrity

>       Possess the accountability and personal responsibility to own and drive results

>       High level of skill in handling sensitive and confidential situations/information with the demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality

>       Demonstrated experience developing relationships and working with hiring managers and business leaders

>       Ability to work independently and part of a team environment

>       Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with strong organizational skills, attention to detail and logical problem-solving skills

>       Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills

>       Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Word and PowerPoint and intermediate/advanced Excel skills


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

>       Five years of work experience relevant to the assignment of work

>       General understanding of HR concepts, principles, practices, as well as relevant Federal, State and Local laws


Posted: 2019-08-07 Expires: 2019-09-06

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Payroll & Benefits Specialist

DUMAC Business Systems, Inc.
Syracuse, New York 13045

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